What is magnesium nitrate used for? Often used in pyrotechnics is magnesium nitrate; and in the manufacture of concentrated nitric acid where it extracts water and concentrates the acid vapours to 90–95 percent HNO3. It is also used to help in the processing of ammonium nitrate for coating and prilling.
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Magnesium nitrate refers to inorganic compounds with the formula Mg(NOÃ¢âÆ)Ã¢ââÃ¢ââ, where x = 6, 2, and 0. All are white solids. The anhydrous material is hygroscopic, quickly forming the hexahydrate upon standing in air. All of the salts are very soluble in both water and ethanol.Wikipedia