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ammonium sulfate,

chemical compound, (NH4)2SO4, a colorless-to-gray, rhombohedral crystalline substance that occurs in nature as the mineral mascagnite. It is soluble in water and insoluble in alcohol or liquid ammonia. It is prepared commercially by passing ammoniaammonia,
chemical compound, NH3, colorless gas that is about one half as dense as air at ordinary temperatures and pressures. It has a characteristic pungent, penetrating odor.
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, obtained from destructive distillation of coal, into sulfuric acid and is used as a fertilizerfertilizer,
organic or inorganic material containing one or more of the nutrients—mainly nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, and other essential elements required for plant growth.
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, in preparing other ammonium compounds, and for fireproofing.

ammonium sulfate

[ə′mōn·yəm ′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
(NH4)2SO4 Colorless, rhombic crystals which melt at 140°C and are soluble in water.
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The buyout will see Lambson transfer its glycerine and ammonium sulphate production facilities to Teesside, ensuring the future of Koppers's Port Clarence works.
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