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Magnesium Rocks

High Purity Mg Rocks
CAS 7439-95-4

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(2N) 99% Magnesium Rocks MG-M-02-ROCK Request Quote
(3N) 99.9% Magnesium Rocks MG-M-03-ROCK Request Quote
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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Mg 7439-95-4 24855356 5462224 MFCD00085308 231-104-6 4948473 [Mg] InChI=1S/Mg FYYHWMGAXLPEAU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
24.31 Gray 1738 kg/m³ N/A 650 °C 1090 °C 1.56 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 4.45 microhm-cm @ 20°C 1.2 Paulings 0.243 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 32.517 K-Cal/gm atom at 1090°C 2.16 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

Magnesium RockSimilar to naturally occurring rocks, American Element's Magnesium Rocks are imperfect in shape in size, yet absolutely pure in quality. This shape is achieved through a process called casting. American Elements specializes in producing high purity uniform shaped Magnesium Rocks with the highest possible density and smallest possible average grain sizes for use in semiconductor, Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Magnesium rocks are chunks of magnesium, lumpy and uneven in appearance. Rocks are available in custom sizes including dimensions suitable for ultra high purity thin film applications, such as fuel cells and solar energy layers. Materials are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into rod, bar, or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles and in the form of solutions and organometallics. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia)and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. We also produce Magnesium as rod, ingot, powder, pieces, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request. Magnesium rocks appear unprocessed. Chemically, magnesium rocks are the same as other magnesium products.

Magnesium Bohr ModelMagnesium (Mg) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolMagnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia. For more information on magnesium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of magnesium products, visit the Magnesium element page.

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Magnesium

  • The Coupling between Stability and Ion Pair Formation in Magnesium Electrolytes from First-Principles Quantum Mechanics and Classical Molecular Dynamics. Nav Nidhi Rajput, Xiaohui Qu, Niya Sa, Anthony K Burrell, and Kristin Aslaug Persson. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 10, 2015
  • Kinetically Directed Reactivity of Magnesium Dihydropyridides with Organoisocyanates. Michael S. Hill, Dugald J. MacDougall, Gabriele Kociok-Köhn, Mary F. Mahon, and Catherine Weetman. Organometallics: February 9, 2015
  • Inhibition of Homogeneous Formation of Magnesium Hydroxide by Low-Molar-Mass Poly(acrylic acid) with Different End-Groups. Ali A. Al-Hamzah, Erica J. Smith, and Christopher M. Fellows. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 3, 2015
  • Fast Diffusion Reaction in the Composition and Morphology of Coprecipitated Carbonates and Nitrates of Copper(II), Magnesium(II), and Zinc(II). J. Michael Davidson, Khellil Sefiane, and Tiffany Wood. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 14, 2015
  • One-Step Electrodeposition Process To Fabricate Corrosion-Resistant Superhydrophobic Surface on Magnesium Alloy. Qin Liu, Dexin Chen, and Zhixin Kang. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 5, 2015
  • Preparation of Transparent Suspension of Lamellar Magnesium Hydroxide Nanocrystals Using a High-Gravity Reactive Precipitation Combined with Surface Modification. Qian Sun, Bo Chen, Xi Wu, Miao Wang, Cong Zhang, Xiao-Fei Zeng, Jie-Xin Wang, and Jian-Feng Chen. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: December 26, 2014
  • Targeting Calcium Magnesium Silicates for Polycaprolactone/Ceramic Composite Scaffolds. Cong Chen, Pilanda Watkins-Curry, Mollie Smoak, Katie Hogan, Steve Deese, Gregory T. McCandless, Julia Y. Chan, and Daniel J. Hayes. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng.: December 22, 2014
  • Synthesis, Osteoblast, and Osteoclast Viability of Amorphous and Crystalline Tri-Magnesium Phosphate. Nicole Ostrowski, Boeun Lee, Daeho Hong, P. Nathan Enick, Abhijit Roy, and Prashant N. Kumta. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng.: December 2, 2014
  • Quantitative Identification of Metastable Magnesium Carbonate Minerals by Solid-State 13C NMR Spectroscopy. Jeremy K. Moore, J. Andrew Surface, Allison Brenner, Philip Skemer, Mark S. Conradi, and Sophia E. Hayes. Environ. Sci. Technol.: December 1, 2014
  • Impacts of Diffusive Transport on Carbonate Mineral Formation from Magnesium Silicate-CO2-Water Reactions. Daniel E. Giammar, Fei Wang, Bin Guo, J. Andrew Surface, Catherine A. Peters, Mark S. Conradi, and Sophia E. Hayes. Environ. Sci. Technol.: November 25, 2014