Title: Magnesium Iodide
CAS Registry Number: 10377-58-9
Molecular Formula: I2Mg
Molecular Weight: 278.11
Percent Composition: I 91.26%, Mg 8.74%
Line Formula: MgI2
Derivative Type: Octahydrate
Properties: White, deliquesc powder; readily discolors in air and light. Very sol in water; sol in alcohol. The aq soln is neutral or slightly alkaline. Keep well closed and protected from light.