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hexacyanoferrate(II)


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A complex iron-containing anion, [Fe(CN6)]4−, used as a solution of its potassium salt as a test for ferric iron (iron(III), with which it forms a dark blue precipitate of Prussian blue. The sodium salt is used as an anticaking agent in common salt.

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