Nitric Acid

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Description

Nitric acid¬†(HNO3), also known as aqua fortis (Latin for “strong water”) and spirit of niter, is a highly corrosive mineral¬†acid. The pure compound is colorless, but older samples tend to acquire a yellow cast due to decomposition into oxides of nitrogen and water.