ferric ammonium oxalate
a green, crystalline, water-soluble, synthetically produced powder, (NH4)3Fe(C2O4)3⋅3H2O, used chiefly in the manufacture of blueprint paper.
Pluto has two new moons. What are they named?
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) announced the names for two new moons of Pluto (everyone’s favorite dwarf planet). Like Pluto’s three other moons (Charon, Nix, and Hydra), the two new satellites are named for figures from Greek myth: Styx and Kerberos. When Pluto’s fourth moon was discovered in 2011, we discussed what to name the new moon, and we’re happy to say a number of …
Also called ammonioferric oxalate, iron ammonium oxalate.
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