Potassium ferrocyanide
Ferrocyanide Fer`ro*cy"a*nide (? or ?; 104), n. [Ferro- + cyanide.] (Chem.) One of a series of complex double cyanides of ferrous iron and some other base. [1913 Webster]

{Potassium ferrocyanide} (Chem.), yellow prussiate of potash; a tough, yellow, crystalline salt, {K4(CN)6Fe}, the starting point in the manufacture of almost all cyanogen compounds, and the basis of the ferric ferrocyanate, prussian blue. It is obtained by strongly heating together potash, scrap iron, and animal matter containing nitrogen, as horn, leather, blood, etc., in iron pots. [1913 Webster]


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  • Potassium ferrocyanide — chembox Name = Potassium ferrocyanide ImageFile = Potassium ferrocyanide trihydrate sample.jpg ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Potassium ferrocyanide trihydrate IUPACName = Potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) OtherNames = Tetrapotassium ferrocyanide,… …   Wikipedia

  • potassium ferrocyanide — kalio heksacianoferatas(II) statusas T sritis chemija formulė K₄[Fe(CN)₆] atitikmenys: angl. ferrous potassium cyanide; yellow prussiate of potash; potassium ferrocyanide; potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) rus. желтая кровяная соль; калия… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • potassium ferrocyanide — noun a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners • Syn: ↑yellow prussiate of potash • Hypernyms: ↑ferrocyanide …   Useful english dictionary

  • potassium ferrocyanide — /pəˌtæsiəm fɛroʊˈsaɪənaɪd/ (say puh.taseeuhm feroh suyuhnuyd) noun a yellow crystalline solid, potassium hexacyanoferrate (III), K4Fe(CN)6.H2O, used in dyeing and metallurgy …   Australian English dictionary

  • potassium ferrocyanide — Chem. a lemon yellow, crystalline, water soluble solid, K4Fe(CN)6·3H2O, used chiefly in casehardening alloys having an iron base and in dyeing wool and silk. Also called yellow prussiate of potash. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ferrocyanide — is the name of the anion Fe(CN)64−. In aqueous solutions, this coordination complex is relatively unreactive. It is usually available as the potassium salt potassium ferrocyanide, which has the formula K4Fe(CN)6. Coordination chemistry [Fe(CN)6]… …   Wikipedia

  • Ferrocyanide — Fer ro*cy a*nide (? or ?; 104), n. [Ferro + cyanide.] (Chem.) One of a series of complex double cyanides of ferrous iron and some other base. [1913 Webster] {Potassium ferrocyanide} (Chem.), yellow prussiate of potash; a tough, yellow,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Potassium ferricyanide — Chembox new Name = Potassium ferricyanide ImageFile = Potassium ferricyanide.jpg ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Potassium ferricyanide ImageFile1 = Potassium ferricyanide sample.jpg ImageSize1 = 250px ImageName1 = Crystals of potassium… …   Wikipedia

  • potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) — kalio heksacianoferatas(II) statusas T sritis chemija formulė K₄[Fe(CN)₆] atitikmenys: angl. ferrous potassium cyanide; yellow prussiate of potash; potassium ferrocyanide; potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) rus. желтая кровяная соль; калия… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ferrocyanide — /fer oh suy euh nuyd , nid/, n. Chem. a salt of ferrocyanic acid, as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6. [1835 45; FERRO + CYANIDE] * * * …   Universalium

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