Group 2 Metals: Uses

AS Chemistry AQA Uses of Group 2 Metals

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  • Group 2 metals
    • Mg(OH)2
      • 'milk of magnesia'
        • Indigestion remedies to neutralise excess stomach acid
        • Sold as a suspension in water
      • insoluble
    • BaSO4
      • insoludble
      • 'barium meal'
        • to outline the gut in medical X-ray
        • Safe,because it is insoluble
    • MgSO4.7H2O
      • Epsom salts
        • Mild laxative
        • Bath salts
      • Soluble
    • Ca(OH)2
      • Solution is used as lime water
      • Sparingly soluble
      • 'slaked lime'
        • treating of acidic soil

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