hydromagnesite definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrated magnesium carbonate mineral with all the chemical formula Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2.4H2O, utilized as a fire retardant.
    • A hydrous carbonate of magnesia happening in white, natural, amorphous masses.
    • A white indigenous hydrous carbonate of magnesium, occasionally occurring in crystals, but more often amorphous, natural, and chalklike.

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