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What properties have the metals of the magnesium family in common with the alkali metals; with the alkaline-earth metals?
Like the alkaline-earth metals, their carbonates and phosphates are insoluble in water.
Unlike both the alkali and alkaline-earth metals, their hydroxides are nearly insoluble in water.
They are called the alkaline-earth metals because their properties are between those of the alkali metals and the earth metals.
The alkaline-earth family consists of the very abundant element calcium and the much rarer elements strontium and barium.