Zirconium Nitrate

Title: Zirconium Nitrate
CAS Registry Number: 13746-89-9
Molecular Formula: N4O12Zr
Molecular Weight: 339.24
Percent Composition: N 16.52%, O 56.59%, Zr 26.89%
Line Formula: Zr(NO3)4
Literature References: Prepn according to the equation ZrCl4 + 4N2O5 ® Zr(NO3)4 + 4NO2Cl: Field, Hardy, Proc. Chem. Soc. London 1962, 76. Pentahydrate obtained from strong nitric acid. The zirconium nitrate of commerce is usually somewhat basic.
Derivative Type: Pentahydrate
Properties: White, very hygroscopic crystals or white pieces or scales. Very sol in water; sol in alcohol. The aq soln is acid to litmus. Keep tightly closed.
Zirconium Oxide Zirconium Silicate Zirconium Sulfate Zirconyl Acetate Zirconyl Chloride