Strontium Nitrate


Molecular Weight

Melting Point
570o C
1048o F

Boiling Point
645o C
1193o F

State at Room Temperature
-Solid in the form of crystals

Molecular geometry is trigonal pyramidal.

Strontium Nitrate is an ionic compound

Strontium Nitrate is majorly explosive when
coming in to contact with flame.
Also it is not healthy to inhale the substance.
Also can cause skin irritation if skin to element
contact occurs.

Strontium Nitrate is used in creating a bright
red flame when in contact with fire.
It is used in road flares and several kinds of fireworks.

When Strontium Nitrate is heated to the point of
decomposition a nitrogen dioxide gas
is released.

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