Nickel Acetate Tetrahydrate
Nickel Acetate Tetrahydrate is most commonly utilized for electroplating in metal processing industries. It is known to have chemical formula C4H14NiO8 with molar mass of 248.841 g/mol. This compound appears as green colored solid with slightly acidic odor and density of 1.744 g/cm3. It is soluble in both hot & cold water and in methanol as well. This compound can be prepared by treatment of nickel (II) carbonate with acetic acid under controlled conditions. Nickel Acetate Tetrahydrate has monoclinic crystalline structure with ability to donate 4 and accept 8 hydrogen bonds.