magnesium chlorate

magnesium chlorate

[mag′nē·zē·əm ′klȯr‚āt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Mg(ClO3)2·6H2O A white powder, bitter-tasting and hygroscopic; slightly soluble in alcohols, soluble in water; used in medicine.
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The most common salts were magnesium perchlorate, magnesium chlorate and sodium perchlorate.
The hydrated salts most consistent with the chemical signatures are likely a mixture of magnesium perchlorate, magnesium chlorate and sodium perchlorate.
The most common salts were magnesium perchlorate, magnesium chlorate and sodium perchlorate, all of which are consistent with flowing briny water.