magnesium carbonate

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magnesium carbonate

n.
A very light, odorless, white powdery compound, MgCO3, used in a wide variety of manufactured products including inks, glass, dentifrices, and cosmetics.

magne′sium car′bonate


n.
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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Noun1.magnesium carbonate - a very white crystalline salt that occurs naturally as magnesite or as dolomite
carbonate - a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)