- a hydrate that contains six molecules of water, as magnesium chloride, MgCl2⋅6H2O.
Origin of hexahydrate
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The realization of the metastable melting point of the hexahydrate is, therefore, due to suspended transformation.The Phase Rule and Its Applications
- a hydrate, such as magnesium chloride, MgCl 2 .6H 2 O, with six molecules of water per molecule of substance
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