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Supplies of agricultural fertilizer may decrease around the world, as Russia and its ally Belarus control more than a third of the world’s potash production, a key ingredient in fertilizer.How Sanctions on Russia Will Hurt—and Help—the World's Economies|Simon Constable|March 7, 2022|Time
This I attribute to the potash being in a little more caustic condition than when recrystallised with iodine.
It dissolves in dilute potash, and on the addition of acetic acid is deposited in a pure state.
Eventually, however, both varieties become converted into clay, their magnesia and potash passing gradually into soluble forms.
All of them are particularly rich in potash, and contain but a small proportion of phosphoric acid.
In 1829 an English chemist discovered that matches on which had been placed chlorate of potash could be ignited by friction.