magnesium formate

magnesium formate

[mag′nē·zē·əm ′fȯr‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
Mg(CHO2)2·2H2O Colorless, water-soluble crystals; insoluble in alcohol and ether; used in analytical chemistry and medicine.
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