|Jmol-3D images||Image 1|
|Molar mass||254.522 g/mol|
|Appearance||colorless or white crystals|
|Melting point||120 °C (248 °F; 393 K) (decomposes)|
|Solubility in water||174.9 g/100 mL (18 °C)|
|Solubility||soluble in dilute alcohol
insoluble in absolute alcohol
|Refractive index (nD)||1.516|
|Other cations||Magnesium chlorate
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)|
Strontium chlorate is a chemical compound, with the formula Sr(ClO3)2. It is a strong oxidizing agent.
Strontium chlorate is created by warming a solution of strontium hydroxide, and adding chlorine to it, which subsequent crystallization. Chlorine has no action on dry Sr(OH)2, but it converts the hydrate (Sr(OH)2·8H2O) into the chloride and chlorate, with a small quantity of strontium hypochlorite also being produced.
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