Organic and inorganic compounds containing the nitrate ion. In general, these compounds are good oxidizers and thermally unstable at high temperatures. The nitrate ion is of particular importance to the world of energetics, with nitrates forming a large part of primary and secondary explosives.
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Pages in category "Nitrates"
The following 30 pages are in this category, out of 30 total.