Silver Nitrate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Silver Nitrate Properties

Silver Nitrate

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Description

 

Silver Nitrate is an inorganic compound. It is a versatile precursor to many other silver compounds, such as those used in photography. It have antiseptic properties. In histology, silver nitrate is used for silver staining, for demonstrating reticular fibers, proteins and nucleic acids. It is also used as a stain in scanning electron microscopy. It is used in many ways in organic synthesis.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White solid
Boiling Point 444°C
CAS Number 7761-88-8
Density 4.35 g/cm3
EINECS Number 231-853-9
InChI 1S/Ag.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1
InChIKey SQGYOTSLMSWVJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 212°C
Molar Mass 169.87 g/mol
Molecular Formula AgNO3
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-2,C-OX
RTECS Number VW4725000
Solubility 219 g/100 ml
Synonyms Nitric Acid Silver(1+) Salt;Silver Mononitrate;Silvernitrate