Potassium cyanide

Potassium Cyanide

Chemical compound



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    Potassium cyanide - Chemical compound
    Potassium cyanide - Chemical compound
  • Formula
    KCN
  • IUPAC ID
    Potassium cyanide
  • Molar mass
    65. 12 g/mol
  • Melting point
    634. 5 °C
  • Boiling point
    1,625 °C
  • Soluble in
    Water
  • -
    Glycerol
  • 2019-09-17
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  • About

    Potassium cyanide is a compound with the formula KCN. This colorless crystalline salt, similar in appearance to sugar, is highly soluble in water. Most KCN is used in gold mining, organic synthesis, and electroplating. Smaller applications include jewelry for chemical gilding and buffing.

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    Potassium cyanide - Chemical compound
    Potassium cyanide - Chemical compound
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