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Ammonium
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Properties
Molecular formula NH+
4
Molar mass 18.03851 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Ammonium is an ion. It is an ammonia molecule, NH3, protonated (with a hydrogen ion added) to make NH4+. It bonds with negative ions such as chloride to make salts such as ammonium chloride. Ammonium is slightly reducing so it can react with strong oxidizing agents.

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