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Magnesium Rocks

High Purity Mg Rocks
CAS 7439-95-4


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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

  • Decomposition of O,S-dimethyl methylphosphonothiolate by ammonia on magnesium oxide: a theoretical study of catalytic detoxification of a chemical warfare agent. 2015 Jul 17 Sahu C, Ghosh D, Sen K, Das AK. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Jul 17
  • Serum Magnesium and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients in the United States: A Cohort Study. 2015 Jul 16 Lacson E Jr, Wang W, Ma L, Passlick-Deetjen J. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jul 16
  • A randomized trial to compare the efficacy and tolerability of sodium picosulfate-magnesium citrate solution vs. 4 L polyethylene glycol solution as a bowel preparation for colonoscopy. 2015 Jul 16 Muñoz-Navas M, Calleja JL, Payeras G, Hervás AJ, Abreu LE, Orive V, Menchén PL, Bordas JM, Armengol JR, Carretero C, Beltrán VP, Alonso-Abreu I, Manteca R, Parra-Blanco A, Carballo F, Herrerías JM, Badiola C. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Jul 16
  • Preconcentration and analysis of Rhodamine B in water and red wine samples by using magnesium hydroxide/carbon nanotube composites as a solid-phase extractant. 2015 Jul 16 Wu ZL, Liu Q, Chen XQ, Yu JG. J Sep Sci. 2015 Jul 16
  • Deformation twinning and the role of amino acids and magnesium in calcite hardness from molecular simulation. 2015 Jul 16 Côté AS, Darkins R, Duffy DM. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Jul 16
  • Hydrophobic Gating of Ion Permeation in Magnesium Channel CorA. 2015 Jul 16 Neale C, Chakrabarti N, Pomorski P, Pai EF, Pomès R. PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Jul 16
  • In vivo evaluation of a magnesium-based degradable intramedullary nailing system in a sheep model. 2015 Jul 15 Rössig C, Angrisani N, Helmecke P, Besdo S, Seitz JM, Welke B, Fedchenko N, Kock H, Reifenrath J. Acta Biomater. 2015 Jul 15
  • Isotopic Exchange in Porous and Dense Magnesium Borohydride. 2015 Jul 15 Zavorotynska O, Deledda S, Li G, Matsuo M, Orimo SI, Hauback BC. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Jul 15
  • Hybrid system for rechargeable magnesium battery with high energy density. 2015 Jul 15 Chang Z, Yang Y, Wang X, Li M, Fu Z, Wu Y, Holze R. Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 15
  • Tissue factor residues that modulate magnesium-dependent rate enhancements of the tissue factor/factor VIIa complex. 2015 Jul 14 Gajsiewicz JM, Nuzzio KM, Rienstra CM, Morrissey JH. Biochemistry. 2015 Jul 14