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Molar mass of MgCl2 is 95.2110 g/mol
Compound name is magnesium chloride

Convert between MgCl2 weight and moles
CompoundMolesWeight, g
MgCl2

Elemental composition of MgCl2
ElementSymbolAtomic weightAtomsMass percent
MagnesiumMg24.3050125.5275
ChlorineCl35.453274.4725

Mass percent compositionAtomic percent composition

Sample reactions for MgCl2
EquationReaction type
AgNO3 + MgCl2 = AgCl + Mg(NO3)2double replacement
K3PO4 + MgCl2 = Mg3(PO4)2 + KCldouble replacement
MgCl2 + NaOH = Mg(OH)2 + NaCldouble replacement
MgCl2 + NH4NO3 = Mg(NO3)2 + NH4Cldouble replacement
MgCl2 = Mg + Cl2decomposition

Formula in Hill system is Cl2Mg

Computing molar mass (molar weight)

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Examples of molar mass computations: NaCl, Ca(OH)2, K4[Fe(CN)6], CuSO4*5H2O, water, nitric acid, potassium permanganate, ethanol, fructose.

Molar mass calculator also displays common compound name, Hill formula, elemental composition, mass percent composition, atomic percent compositions and allows to convert from weight to number of moles and vice versa.

Computing molecular weight (molecular mass)

To calculate molecular weight of a chemical compound enter it's formula, specify its isotope mass number after each element in square brackets.
Examples of molecular weight computations: C[14]O[16]2, S[34]O[16]2.

Definitions of molecular mass, molecular weight, molar mass and molar weight

  • Molecular mass (molecular weight) is the mass of one molecule of a substance and is expressed in the unified atomic mass units (u). (1 u is equal to 1/12 the mass of one atom of carbon-12)
  • Molar mass (molar weight) is the mass of one mole of a substance and is expressed in g/mol.
Weights of atoms and isotopes are from NIST article.

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