magnesium bicarbonate

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Noun1.magnesium bicarbonate - a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
bicarbonate, hydrogen carbonate - a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
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A) arid (B) Mostly calcium bicarbonate, but also magnesium bicarbonate.
The present day weathering of these rocks results in leaching of Mg in the form of magnesium bicarbonate.
Another problem is the conversion of dissolved calcium and magnesium bicarbonate to insoluble calcium and magnesium carbonate when the water is heated.