Magnesium Chromate

CAS 13423-61-5
Linear Formula: MgCrO4
MDL Number: N/A
EC No.: 236-540-0

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(2N) 99% Magnesium Chromate
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(3N) 99.9% Magnesium Chromate
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(4N) 99.99% Magnesium Chromate
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(5N) 99.999% Magnesium Chromate
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Compound Formula CrMgO4
Molecular Weight 140.3
Appearance solid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Monoisotopic Mass 139.905212
Exact Mass 139.905212

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Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Transport Information N/A


Chromate IonMagnesium Chromate is generally immediately available in most volumes. Hydrate or anhydrous forms may be purchased. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. 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. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.


Chromic acid, magnesium salt (1:1), magnesium dioxido(dioxo)chromium, 12516-93-7

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula MgCrO4
CAS 13423-61-5
Pubchem CID 61599
MDL Number N/A
EC No. 236-540-0
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
IUPAC Name magnesium dioxido(dioxo)chromium
SMILES [Mg+2].[O-][Cr]([O-])(=O)=O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Cr.Mg.4O/q;+2;;;2*-1

Packaging Specifications

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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information


See more Chromium products. Chromium (atomic symbol: Cr, atomic number: 24) is a Block D, Group 6, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 51.9961. Chromium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Chromium's shells is 2, 8, 13, 1 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d5 4s1. Chromium was first discovered by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin in 1797. It was first isolated in 1798, also by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin. The chromium atom has a radius of 128 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 189 pm. In its elemental form, chromium has a lustrous steel-gray appearance. Elemental ChromiumChromium is the hardest metal element in the periodic table and the only element that exhibits antiferromagnetic ordering at room temperature, above which it tranforms into a paramagnetic solid. The most common source of chromium is chromite ore (FeCr2O4). Due to its various colorful compounds, Chromium was named after the Greek word 'chroma' meaning color.


Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (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.

Recent Research

Combined nano-biotechnology for in-situ remediation of mixed contamination of groundwater by hexavalent chromium and chlorinated solvents., Němeček, Jan, Pokorný Petr, Lhotský Ondřej, Knytl Vladislav, Najmanová Petra, Steinová Jana, Černík Miroslav, Filipová Alena, Filip Jan, and Cajthaml Tomáš , Sci Total Environ, 2016 Sep 1, Volume 563-564, p.822-34, (2016)

Adverse effects and bioconcentration of chromium in two freshwater rotifer species., Hernández-Ruiz, Esmeralda, Alvarado-Flores Jesús, Rubio-Franchini Isidoro, Ventura-Juárez Javier, and Rico-Martínez Roberto , Chemosphere, 2016 Sep, Volume 158, p.107-15, (2016)

Chromium immobilization by extra- and intraradical fungal structures of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbioses., Wu, Songlin, Zhang Xin, Sun Yuqing, Wu Zhaoxiang, Li Tao, Hu Yajun, Lv Jitao, Li Gang, Zhang Zhensong, Zhang Jing, et al. , J Hazard Mater, 2016 Oct 5, Volume 316, p.34-42, (2016)

Chromium speciation in tannery effluent after alkaline precipitation: Isolation and characterization., Wang, Dandan, He Shiya, Shan Chao, Ye Yuxuan, Ma Hongrui, Zhang Xiaolin, Zhang Weiming, and Pan Bingcai , J Hazard Mater, 2016 Oct 5, Volume 316, p.169-77, (2016)

Investigation of the adsorption-reduction mechanisms of hexavalent chromium by ramie biochars of different pyrolytic temperatures., Zhou, Lu, Liu Yunguo, Liu Shaobo, Yin Yicheng, Zeng Guangming, Tan Xiaofei, Hu Xi, Hu Xinjiang, Jiang Luhua, Ding Yang, et al. , Bioresour Technol, 2016 Oct, Volume 218, p.351-9, (2016)

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Synthesis and characterization of polyurethane-cellulose acetate blend membrane for chromium (VI) removal., Riaz, Tabinda, Ahmad Adnan, Saleemi Sidra, Adrees Muhammad, Jamshed Fahad, Hai Abdul Moqeet, and Jamil Tahir , Carbohydr Polym, 2016 Nov 20, Volume 153, p.582-91, (2016)

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