Definitions for magnesium carbonate
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a white powder, MgCO3, insoluble in water and alcohol, soluble in acids, used in dentifrices and cosmetics, as an antacid, and as a refractory material.
The magnesium salt of carbonic acid, MgCO; it is a white powdery solid that occurs as magnesite and other minerals; it used as a mild base and in numerous industrial applications
Magnesium carbonate, MgCO3, is an inorganic salt that is a white solid. Several hydrated and basic forms of magnesium carbonate also exist as minerals.
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