magnesium carbonate(redirected from Chalk (Drying agent))
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A very light, odorless, white powdery compound, MgCO3, used in a wide variety of manufactured products including inks, glass, dentifrices, and cosmetics.
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a white powder, MgCO3, insoluble in water and alcohol, soluble in acids, used in dentifrices and cosmetics, as an antacid, and as a refractory material.
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