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Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate
Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate is widely utilized for stabilizing soil and mitigating wind erosion. It serves as support for catalyst used for production of polyolefins and also for de-icing highways & sidewalks. This compound has chemical formula MgCl2 with molecular weight of 203.31 g/mol and density of 1.569 g/cm3. It is soluble in water and has high boiling & melting points of 1412 & 117 degrees Celsius. This powder is also considered as main precursor to Mg metal and is used in pharmaceutical & neutraceutical preparations as well. Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate is also applied to roads for dust control and can be extracted from sea water or brine.