Iron wine, Ferrous tartrate, Vinum Ferri
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||203.92 g/mol|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Ferrous tartrate has been used as a steel medicine. It was generally prescribed during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is usually prepared by digesting for 30 days, 2 ounces (880 grains) tartarated iron in a pint of sherry. It can be difficult to prepare.
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