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The chemical formula for potassium chloride is KCl. It is an ionic compound formed by the transfer of electrons between the atoms of potassium and chlorine. It is white crystalline solid at room temperature. More »

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The biggest use for potassium chloride is in making commercial fertilizer, but it is also used by the pharmaceutical industry, in food and in other industrial uses. Transparency Market Research states that the worldwide ... More »

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The molar mass of potassium chloride is 74.55 g/mol. Potassium has molar mass 39.10 g/mol and chlorine has molar mass 35.45 g/mol. The potassium cation has one proton and the chloride anion has one electron, giving potas... More »

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The melting point of potassium chloride, or KCl, is 1,419.8 degrees Fahrenheit, or 771 degrees Celsius. Potassium chloride boils at 2,732 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1,500 degrees Celsius. The white, granular powder is odorle... More »

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KAI(SO4)2 is the chemical make-up of the compound potassium alum, also known as potassium aluminum sulfate. The chemical is most commonly found in its dodecahydrate form: KAI(SO4)2 12(H2O). More »

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The formula for potassium nitride is K3N. A nitride is a chemical compound formed by nitrogen and another element of lower electronegativity. Electronegativity refers to the amount of valence electrons a given element ha... More »

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Graphite's chemical formula is C. Graphite is a carbon allotrope, meaning that it has the same chemical composition as carbon, but it has different physical characteristics. More »

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