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The largest source of fixed nitrogen was found in _______.
Chile
Why was there a bunch of chilean saltpeter on the Chilean coasts?
Bunch of sea birds defecating (im professional) on the coasts
Chilean salt peter. AKA what?
KNO3 - Potassium Nitrate
Demand was high for Chilean salt peter for what use?
fertilizer and explosives (gunpowder)
The method for producing synthetic ammonia.
Haber-Bosch process
In 1913, who were the top 3 suppliers of fixed nitrogen?
In order:
Chile
Germany
Great Britain
In 1913, what rank did the US have as a supplier of fixed nitrogen?
fourth
In 1913, how much of the world's fixed nitrogen was Chile supplying?
56%
In 1934, how much of the world's fixed nitrogen was Chile supplying?
7%
There is another file that has a few important nitrogen compounds
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