magnesium silicate

magnesium silicate
The salt MgSiO that occurs naturally as talc, asbestine, gymnite, meerschaum and, combined with other salts, as many other minerals

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  • magnesium silicate — n a silicate that is approximately Mg2Si3O8·nH2O, is obtained by precipitation as a white powder, and is used chiefly in medicine as a gastric antacid adsorbent and coating (as in the treatment of ulcers) * * * MgSiO3, a silicate salt of… …   Medical dictionary

  • magnesium silicate — Chem. 1. a white powder, 3MgSiO3·5H2O, with variable hydration, insoluble in water or alcohol, used as a rubber filler, a bleaching agent, an odor absorbent, and in the manufacture of paints and resins. 2. any silicate containing magnesium, as… …   Universalium

  • magnesium silicate — noun : any of various silicates of magnesium: as a. : a tetrasilicate Mg3Si4O10(OH)2 found in nature as talc from which it is obtained usually in fibrous or micaceous forms for use chiefly as a filler or extender (as in paints) b. : a trisilicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Magnesium hydroxide — IUPAC name Magnesium hydroxide …   Wikipedia

  • Magnesium carbonate — Magnesium carbonate …   Wikipedia

  • Magnesium oxide — IU …   Wikipedia

  • Magnesium peroxide — IUPAC name Magnesium peroxide …   Wikipedia

  • Silicate de sodium — Formule, et échantillon de silicate de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • MAGNÉSIUM — Le magnésium est un élément chimique métallique de symbole Mg et de numéro atomique 12. C’est le plus léger des métaux structuraux. Le nom de magnésium vient probablement de celui d’une bourgade d’Asie Mineure, Magnesia, bien connue plusieurs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Magnesium silicide — Preferred IUPAC name Magnesium silicide …   Wikipedia

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