potassium cobaltinitrite

[ koh-bawl-tuh-nahy-trahyt ]
/ ˌkoʊ bɔl təˈnaɪ traɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, K3Co(NO2)6, used as a pigment in oil and watercolor paints, and for coloring surfaces of glass, porcelain, etc.

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Origin of potassium cobaltinitrite

Also called cobalt yellow.
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