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Ammonium Phosphate Monobasic

Ammonium Phosphate Monobasic

This is a single crystal. Its geometry is shown by the stepped interference colors.

Transmitted Crossed Polarized Light Illumination


Ammonium phosphate monobasic (NH4H2PO4), also known as monoammonium phosphate, has a number of uses. It is use as a fertilizer, flameproofing agent, and as a food additive.

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Hawley, Gessner G. (ed), THE CONDENSED CHEMICAL DICTIONARY, 9th Edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977