Ferrous Phosphate

Title: Ferrous Phosphate
CAS Registry Number: 14940-41-1
Molecular Formula: Fe3O8P2
Molecular Weight: 357.48
Percent Composition: Fe 46.87%, O 35.80%, P 17.33%
Line Formula: Fe3(PO4)2
Literature References: Prepn of octahydrate: Gmelins, Iron (8th ed.) 59, part B, 771 (1932). Due to unavoidable oxidation, the article of commerce contains basic ferric phosphate.
Derivative Type: Octahydrate
Properties: Grayish-blue powder or monoclinic crystals. d 2.58. Practically insol in water. Sol in mineral acids. Keep well closed and protected from light.
Density: d 2.58
Use: In ceramics, as catalyst.
Ferrous Phosphide Ferrous Selenide Ferrous Succinate Ferrous Sulfate Ferrous Sulfide