Agent Name

Ferrihydrite

CAS Number

39473-89-7

Formula

Fe5-H-O8.4H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Sources/Uses

A hydrous ferric oxyhydroxide widespread on the Earth's surface and found in the core of ferritin protein; Used in water purification and to clean wastewater and groundwater; [Wikipedia]

Reference Link

The Structure of Ferrihydrite, a Nanocrystalline Material

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