It consumes very slowly in the fire, and deflagrates like plumbago with
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Niter is one of the few nitrate minerals that is available on the mineral markets. Nitrates are not all that commonly found due to their general ease in dissolving in ...
It is prepared in pretty nearly the same manner as salt, except that in the salt-
pans it is sea-water that is introduced, whereas in the
ni'-ter (nether; nitron):
(Elements & Compounds) another name for potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate. [ C14: via Old French from Latin nitrum, from Greek nitron natron]. Collins English ...