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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
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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
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.

HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Danger
H250-H260
F
11-15
43-7/8
OM2100000
UN 1869 4.1/PG 3
nwg
Flame-Flammables        

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
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

  • Changes in sodium, calcium and magnesium ion concentrations, that inhibit Geobacillus spp biofilms have no effect on biofilms of Anoxybacillus flavithermus.. Somerton B, Lindsay D, Palmer J, Brooks J, Flint S.. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 May 22.
  • The High Performance of Crystal Water Containing Manganese Birnessite Cathodes for Magnesium Batteries.. Nam KW, Kim S, Lee S, Salama M, Shterenberg I, Gofer Y, Kim JS, Yang E, Park CS, Kim JS, Lee SS, Chang WS, Doo SG, Jo YN, Jung Y, Aurbach D, Choi JW.. Nano Lett. 2015 May 22.
  • Direct Pen Writing of High-Tc , Flexible Magnesium Diboride Superconducting Arrays.. Xue M, Chen D, Long Y, Wang P, Zhao L, Chen G.. Adv Mater. 2015 May 12.
  • Bioeffects of micron-size magnesium particles on inflammatory cells and bone turnover in vivo and in vitro.. Guo C, Li J, She C, Shao X, Teng B, Feng J, Zhang JV, Ren PG.. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2015 May 13.
  • Effects of antenatal magnesium sulphate treatment for neonatal neuro-protection on cerebral oxygen kinetics.. Stark MJ, Hodyl NA, Andersen CC.. Pediatr Res. 2015 May 18.
  • Quaternary polymethacrylate-magnesium aluminum silicate films: Water uptake kinetics and film permeability.. Rongthong T, Sungthongjeen S, Siepmann F, Siepmann J, Pongjanyakul T.. Int J Pharm. 2015 May 21.
  • Phosphoinositide 3-kinase β, phosphoinositide 3-kinase δ, and phosphoinositide 3-kinase γ mediate the anti-inflammatory effects of magnesium sulfate.. Lee PY, Yang CH, Kao MC, Su NY, Tsai PS, Huang CJ.. J Surg Res. 2015 Apr 18.
  • A randomized double-blind study to evaluate efficacy and safety of epidural magnesium sulfate and clonidine as adjuvants to bupivacaine for postthoracotomy pain relief. Mohammad W, Mir SA, Mohammad K, Sofi K. Anesth Essays Res. 2015 Jan-Apr: Anesth Essays Res
  • Trends in the adsorption and reactivity of hydrogen on magnesium silicate nanoclusters. Oueslati I, Kerkeni B, Bromley ST. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 9.
  • Comparison of Anesthetic Efficacy between Lidocaine with and without Magnesium Sulfate USP 50% for Inferior Alveolar Nerve Blocks in Patients with Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis. Shetty KP, Satish SV, Kilaru KR, Sardar P, Luke AM. J Endod. 2015 Mar 2.