What is k. n. o. three?
Potassium nitrate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO ₃. It is an ionic salt of potassium ions K⁺ and nitrate ions NO₃⁻, and is therefore an alkali metal nitrate. It occurs in nature as a mineral, niter. It is a source of nitrogen, and nitrogen was named after niter.
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