potassium cobaltinitrite

potassium cobaltinitrite

[koh-bawl-tuh-nahy-trahyt]
noun Chemistry.
a yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, K 3 Co(NO 2 ) 6 , used as a pigment in oil and watercolor paints, and for coloring surfaces of glass, porcelain, etc.
Also called cobalt yellow.


Origin:
cobalt + -i- + nitrate

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