Potassium Carbonate

Formula: K2CO3
Molecular Weight: 138.21 amu
Melting Point: 891°C
Boiling Point: Decomposes
State At Room Temp: Solid
Molecular compound or Ionic Compound: Ionic compound
Molecular Geometry: Crystalline Structure
Characteristics: Non-combustable, Soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol, deliquescent, and often appearing damp or wet solid.
Uses: Is used to make make soap, glass, leavening agent, and primary component of potash.
Other Stuff: First identified by Antonio Campanella in 1742

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