Symbol: Mg

Atomic Number: 12

Atomic Weight: 24.312

Magnesium is a well-known chemical element under number 12 in the periodic table. It goes by the symbol Mg and is one of the elements that are most frequently found in the Earth's crust, and indeed in the whole universe. It makes up 13 percent of the Earth's mass. Its abundance is owed to its easy accumulation in supernova stars. Mg is highly soluble in water, which is why it is one of the most abundant elements that can be dissolved.

Magnesium is found in significant quantities in different minerals, such as serpentine, olivine, magnetite, dolomite, and others....Read More