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Ammonia

(NH3, Azane, Hydrogen Nitride)
(compound of nitrogen and hydrogen)

Ammonia (NH3) is a compound with molecules each consisting of one Nitrogen (N) and three Hydrogen (H) atoms. It is a colorless gas, lighter than air and is a weak base. It is a common component of fertilizer.

Earth produces it organically, and it is also found in the solar system including on Pluto, the Giant Planets, and some Moons. It has also been detected in interstellar space and in other galaxies.


(compound,hydrogen,nitrogen,chemistry)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammonia

Referenced by:
Amine
Comet
Cryovolcano
Giant Planet
Snow Line
Titan

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