Title: Manganese Sulfate
CAS Registry Number: 7785-87-7
Molecular Formula: MnO4S
Molecular Weight: 151.00
Percent Composition: Mn 36.38%, O 42.38%, S 21.24%
Line Formula: MnSO4
Literature References: Forms several hydrates. The article of commerce is usually a mixture of the tetra- and pentahydrates.
Derivative Type: Monohydrate
Properties: Pale red, slightly efflorescent crystals; loses all water at 400-450°. Sol in about 1 part cold, 0.6 part boiling water; insol in alcohol.
Use: In dyeing; for red glazes on porcelain; boiling oils for varnishes; in fertilizers for vines, tobacco; in feeds.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Nutritional factor (essential trace element in all animals); prevention of perosis in poultry.