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Manganese Carbonate Properties

Manganese Carbonate

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Manganese carbonate occurs naturally as the mineral rhodochrosite. It is widely used as an additive to plant fertilizers to cure manganese deficient crops. It is also used in health foods, in ceramics as a glaze colorant and flux, and in concrete stains.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Brown solid
CAS Number 598-62-9
Crystal Structure Hexagonal-rhombohedral
Density 3.70 g/cm3
EINECS Number 209-942-9
IUPAC Name Manganese(II) Carbonate
InChI 1S/CH2O3.Mn/c2-1(3)4;/h(H2,2,3,4);/q;+2/p-2
Melting Point 200 °C
Molar Mass 114.9469 g/mol
Molecular Formula MnCO3
RTECS Number OM2470000
Refractive 1.597
Synonyms Carbonic Acid, Manganese Salt;Manganese Carbonate;Manganese(II) Carbonate