nitric acid trihydrate

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A compound consisting of one nitric acid molecule (HNO3) and three water molecules. It is the principal component of one type of polar stratospheric cloud, where it forms solid crystals at temperatures below 195 K. These also act as freezing nuclei in two other types of such clouds.

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