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Magnesium hydroxide

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Magnesium hydroxide

Molecular formula: H2MgO2 CAS# 1309-42-8
Categories: Hydroxide
Magnesium hydroxide(IUPAC)
Magnesium hydroxide, (Mg(OH)2)(CAS)
Milk of magnesia

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Elemental composition
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Reactions in which Magnesium hydroxide is involved

  • Mg + 2H2O -> Mg(OH)2 + H2"|^"
  • {M}(OH)2 + H2{X} = {M}{X} + 2H2O , where M = Mg Ca Ba Sr Cu Zn; X = SO4 SO3 CO3
  • {M}(OH)2 + 2HCN -> {M}(CN)2 + 2H2O , where M = Mg Ca Ba Sr
  • {M}(OH)2 + 2H{X} -> {M}{X}2 + 2H2O , where M = Ca Mg Ba Sr Cd Fe Ni Zn Mn; X = F Cl Br I
  • {M}(OH)2 + 2H{X} -> {M}({X})2 + 2H2O , where M = Mg Ca Ba Sr Pb Cu Fe Zn Ni; X = NO3