Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:10:38 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 22:57:40 UTC
Primary IDFDB013290
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameMagnesium carbonate
DescriptionpH-control agent; drying agent; buffer and anticaking agent Magnesium carbonate, MgCO3, is a white solid that occurs in nature as a mineral. Several hydrated and basic forms of magnesium carbonate also exist as minerals. In addition, MgCO3 has a variety of uses.
CAS Number546-93-0
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
Magnesium carbonate anhydrousChEBI
MagnesiumkarbonatChEBI
MgCO3ChEBI
Magnesium carbonic acid anhydrousGenerator
Magnesium carbonic acidGenerator
MgCO3.3H2OMeSH
MagnesiteMeSH
NesquehoniteMeSH
Anhydrous magnesium carbonateMeSH
Carbonic acid, magnesium salt (1:1), hydrateMeSH
Magnesite (MG(CO3))MeSH
Magnesium carbonate (1:1) hydrateMeSH
7757-69-9 (unspecified magnesium salt)biospider
Apoldabiospider
Australian magnesitebiospider
Carbonate magnesiumbiospider
Carbonic acid magnesium salt, 8CIdb_source
Carbonic acid, magnesium salt (1:1)biospider
Dci light magnesium carbonatebiospider
Destabbiospider
E504db_source
Elastocarb tech light, heavybiospider
Elastocarb ufbiospider
Giobertitebiospider
Gold star (carbonate)biospider
GP 20 (carbonate)biospider
Hydromagnesitebiospider
Kimboshibiospider
MA 70 (carbonate)biospider
Magfybiospider
Magmasterbiospider
Magnesia carbonicabiospider
Magnesia Carbonica 3ch - 30chbiospider
Magnesia Carbonica Gtte 4ch-30chbiospider
Magnesite (Mg(CO3))biospider
Magnesite dustbiospider
Magnesium carbonate (1:1)biospider
Magnesium carbonate (MgCO3)biospider
Magnesium carbonate (van)biospider
Magnesium carbonate [anhydrous]biospider
Magnesium carbonate [usan]biospider
Magnesium carbonate basicbiospider
Magnesium carbonate hydroxidebiospider
Magnesium carbonate PWRbiospider
Magnesium(II) carbonate (1:1)biospider
Magocarb-33biospider
Stan-mag magnesium carbonatebiospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility226 g/LALOGPS
logP0.52ALOGPS
logP0.25ChemAxon
logS0.21ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)6.05ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.19 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity31.17 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability3.52 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaCMgO3
IUPAC namemagnesium(2+) ion carbonate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/CH2O3.Mg/c2-1(3)4;/h(H2,2,3,4);/q;+2/p-2
InChI KeyZLNQQNXFFQJAID-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Isomeric SMILES[Mg++].[O-]C([O-])=O
Average Molecular Weight84.314
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight83.969785764
Classification
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as organic carbonic acids. These are compounds comprising the carbonic acid functional group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassOrganic carbonic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassOrganic carbonic acids
Direct ParentOrganic carbonic acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Carbonate salt
  • Carbonic acid
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic salt
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionC 14.25%; Mg 28.83%; O 56.93%DFC
Melting PointMp 350° dec.DFC
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC12893
Pubchem Compound ID11029
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID31793
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDHRQ37-D:HRQ37-D
EAFUS ID2077
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1099161
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDMagnesium_carbonate
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
odorless
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
Files
MSDSNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference