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Formula: 4BiNO3(OH)2 BiO(OH)
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GSPT - Frit Softening Point
Bismuth nitrate is obtained from metallic bismuth and is soluble in acids but insoluble in water. Impurities are arsenic, lead and silver carbonates.
It gives a pearly luster to glazes and glasses, especially in reduction firing (light reduction). It is an ingredient in luster colors. It is a very very strong flux. Bismuth oxide contains 100% of the oxide while this is only 75%.
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<material name="Bismuth Subnitrate" descrip="" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber="1327-35-1">
<oxide symbol="Bi2O3" name="Bismuth Oxide" status="" percent="76.400" tolerance=""/>
<volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="23.600" tolerance=""/>
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