Cerium nitrate refers to a family of nitrates of cerium in the three or four oxidation state. Often these compounds contain water, hydroxide, or hydronium ions in addition to cerium and nitrate. Double nitrates of cerium also exist.
Molar mass： 326.12 g/mol
Appearance： Colorless crystals (hexahydrate)
Density： 2.38 g cm−3
Cerium magnesium nitrate (also known as cerous magnesium nitrate), is a highly paramagnetic salt, and is a possible refrigerant for use in magnetic refrigeration.