Nickel carbonate hydroxide
A pale green crystalline material. Basic nickel carbonate occurs in nature as the mineral zaratite. It is used as a green glaze colorant and as a salt for nickel plating baths.
Synonyms and Related Terms
basic nickel carbonate; nickelous carbonate; nickel (II) carbonate; CI 77779
Soluble in ammonia and dilute acids (effervesces). Insoluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 304.12|
Hazards and Safety
Moderately toxic by inhalation or ingestion. Skin contact may cause allergies. Suspected carcinogen.
Mallinckrodt Baker: MSDS