Definition of Carbonate. Meaning of Carbonate. Synonyms of Carbonate

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Definition of Carbonate

Carbonate
Carbonate Car"bon*ate, n. [Cf. F. carbonate.] (Chem.) A salt or carbonic acid, as in limestone, some forms of lead ore, etc.

Meaning of Carbonate from wikipedia

- A carbonate is a salt of carbonic acid (H2CO3), characterized by the presence of the carbonate ion, a polyatomic ion with the formula CO2−3. The word carbonate...
- Calcium carbonate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula CaCO3. It is a common substance found in rocks as the minerals calcite and aragonite...
- Sodium carbonate (also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals) refers to a family of inorganic compounds with the formula Na2CO3(H2O)x, where...
- Magnesium carbonate, MgCO3 (archaic name magnesia alba), is an inorganic salt that is a colourless or white solid. Several hydrated and basic forms of...
- Pot****ium carbonate is the inorganic compound with the formula K2CO3. It is a white salt, which is soluble in water and forms a strongly alkaline solution...
- Ammonium carbonate is a salt with the chemical formula (NH4)2CO3. Since it readily degrades to gaseous ammonia and carbon dioxide upon heating, it is...
- Limestone (calcium carbonate CaCO3) is a type of carbonate sedimentary rock which is the main source of the material lime. It is composed mostly of the...
- Lithium carbonate is an inorganic compound, the lithium salt of carbonic acid with the formula Li 2CO 3. This white salt is widely used in processing...
- slightly salty, alkaline taste resembling that of washing soda (sodium carbonate). The natural mineral form is nahcolite. It is a component of the mineral...
- Carbonate rocks are a class of sedimentary rocks composed primarily of carbonate minerals. The two major types are limestone, which is composed of calcite...