Magnesium carbonate has the formula MgCO3. It is a solid that is white and powdery and is found naturally as the mineral magnesite. This product is used in many different sectors and has a wide range of uses. One magnesium cation (Mg2+) and one carbonate anion (CO32-) combine to form magnesium carbonate. The substance has a molar mass per mole of about 84.31 grammes. The density of magnesium carbonate, a fine, white powder, is 2.958 grammes per cubic centimetre. It only partially dissolves in water because it is sparingly soluble in water. This offering can be found in deposits all over the world.