Title: Manganese Carbonate
CAS Registry Number: 598-62-9
Molecular Formula: CMnO3
Molecular Weight: 114.95
Percent Composition: C 10.45%, Mn 47.79%, O 41.76%
Line Formula: MnCO3
Literature References: (Usually contains some H2O). Occurs in nature as the mineral rhodochrosite.
Properties: Pink to almost white powder when freshly pptd, but gradually becomes light brown in the air. Rhombohedral, calcite structure. d 3.1. Insol in water or alcohol. Sol in dil acid. Keep well closed.
Density: d 3.1
Use: As pigment¾"manganese white"; drier for varnishes; in feeds.