hydromagnesite


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hydromagnesite

[‚hī·drō′mag·nə‚zīt]
(mineralogy)
Mg4(OH)2(CO3)3·3H2O A white, earthy mineral crystallizing in the monoclinic system and found in small crystals, amorphous masses, or chalky crusts.
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2+] suggests that the precipitation of magnesian calcite, hydromagnesite, nesquehonite, or sepiolite is almost negligible in the soils under study.
Likya Minelco Mining Company exports the minerals which is extracted from untite and hydromagnesite beds that is only found in western province of Denizli.
If nesquehonite or hydromagnesite saturation is reached, the model will precipitate the predicted Mg carbonate.
Depending on the intended industrial mineral use, natural brucite competes for its share of the market with synthetic brucite, commonly referred to in the manufacturing industry by its chemical formula, magnesium hydroxide, and with other minerals and compounds such as magnesite, dolomite, huntite, hydromagnesite, MgO, CaO, zeolites and others.
Brucite may be destabilized in surface environments (regolith or outcrop) and converted to hydromagnesite and atinite (Schilling 1968).
A mixture of huntite and hydromagnesite, Ultracarb imparts a flame retardant action when mixed into polymers by means of the evolution of carbon dioxide and water at temperatures above 225 [degrees] C.