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General Information

Red Prussiate

Red prussiate and yellow prussiate are related chemicals.[1]

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Chemical & Physical Information

Trivial nameRed Prussiate
Chemical namePotassium Hexacyanoferrate(III)
Other namesPotassium ferrcyanide (EN), rood bloedloogzout (NL,BE)
Type of chemicalIonic compound (salt)
Chemical formulaK3[Fe(CN)6]
CAS number1330-43-4 (anhydrous)
1303-96-4 (decahydrate)
Density1.89 g·cm-3
Molar mass329.26 g·mol-1
Melting point300 °C
Boiling pointn/a
SolubleIn water
Solubility (water, 20 °C)430 g·L-1 Red prussiate solubility graph.
Crystal StructureMonoclinic
AppearanceRed crystalline solid
ColourRed (yellow in low concentration solutions)
Safety summaryHarmful, toxic
Safety dataMSDS
StorageDry
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Photos

Red Prussiate

(3 cm)

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Sources

[1] Wikipedia

[2] Specimen from my personal collection, photo taken by me.

[3] Mullin J.W. - Crystallization, 2001