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MG(OH)2 [2 records]

Record 1 2011-06-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
Mg(OH)2
formula, see observation
DEF

A hexagonal mineral which consists of a magnesium hydroxide occurring in foliated or fibrous form, as in serpentines and impure limestones.

OBS

Chemical formula: Mg(OH)2

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
Mg(OH)2
formula, see observation
DEF

Minéral du système hexagonal, constitué d'un hydroxyde de magnésium, se présentant en agrégats feuilletés ou fibreux, blancs à verdâtres.

OBS

Étymologie : en l'honneur du minéralogiste américain Archibald Bruce.

OBS

Formule chimique : Mg(OH)2

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía
Entrada(s) universal(es)
Mg(OH)2
formula, see observation
DEF

Hidróxido de magnesio [...] incoloro o bien grisáceo o verdoso, que forma cristales de simetría romboédrica.

OBS

Resulta de la alteración de silicatos de magnesio y se halla frecuentemente asociado con la serpentina; sirve para preparar materiales refractarios.

OBS

Mg(OH)2

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Record 2 2011-05-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Food Additives
  • Pharmacology
Universal entry(ies)
Mg(OH)2
formula, see observation
H2MgO2
formula, see observation
1309-42-8
CAS number
DEF

A chemical compound which appears under the form of a noncombustible, white, odourless powder, is soluble in solution of ammonium salts and dilute acids, almost insoluble in water and alcohol, occurs naturally as brucite, is prepared by the hydration of magnesium oxide, and is used as an intermediate for obtaining magnesium metal, in sugar refining, in medicine (antacid, laxative), sulfite pulp, uranium processing, dentifrices, as a residual fuel oil additive, in foods as a drying agent, colour retention agent, in cheese, canned foods and frozen desserts.

OBS

Its aqueous solution is called milk of magnesia.

OBS

Also known under a variety of commercial designations, among which: Marinco H; Marinco H 1241; Mint-L-Mag, S/G 84.

OBS

Chemical formula: Mg(OH)2 or H2MgO2

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Additifs alimentaires
  • Pharmacologie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
Mg(OH)2
formula, see observation
H2MgO2
formula, see observation
1309-42-8
CAS number
DEF

Produit chimique se présentant sous la forme d'une poudre blanche, inodore, que l'on utilise principalement en médecine (antiacide, laxatif) et dans l'industrie alimentaire, en conserverie et en fromagerie, où il est utilisé comme siccatif et adjuvant de la couleur.

OBS

Sa solution aqueuse est le lait de magnésie.

OBS

Formule chimique : Mg(OH)2 ou H2MgO2

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Aditivos alimentarios
  • Farmacología
Entrada(s) universal(es)
Mg(OH)2
formula, see observation
H2MgO2
formula, see observation
1309-42-8
CAS number
OBS

Fórmula química: Mg(OH)2 o H2MgO2

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