Sodium Nitrate

Drew Brady

Chemical Formula:

NaNO₃- 1 Sodium, 1 Nitrogen, 3 Oxygen.

Common Name:

Sodium Nitrate
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Deposit of sodium nitrate.

3 Uses of Sodium Nitrate:

Physical/Chemical Properties:

More Facts:

  • Large deposits have constantly been found in the Atacama Desert in South America, mainly Chile and Peru.
  • The first shipment to come to Europe arrived in England in the early 1820's.
  • Natural deposits are usually found within caliche ore deposits.