green vitriol

green vitriol, the heptahydrate of ferrous sulfate.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on green vitriol from Fact Monster:

  • ferrous sulfate - ferrous sulfate ferrous sulfate or iron (II) sulfate,chemical compound, FeSO4. It is known as the ...
  • sulfuric acid: History of Sulfuric Acid - History of Sulfuric Acid Although sulfuric acid is now one of the most widely used chemicals, it ...
  • iron: Compounds - Compounds Iron forms such compounds as oxides, hydroxides, halides, acetates, carbonates, sulfides, ...
  • sulfate - sulfate sulfate, chemical compound containing the sulfate (SO4) radical. Sulfates are salts or ...
  • Encyclopedia: Compounds and Elements - Encyclopeadia articles concerning Compounds and Elements.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Compounds and Elements