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 most common salts were magnesium perchlorate, magnesium chlorate and sodium perchlorate, all of which are consistent with flowing briny water.
The hydrated salts most consistent with the chemical signatures are likely a mixture of magnesium perchlorate, magnesium chlorate and sodium perchlorate.