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The salts, a longtime home remedy for aches and pains, are a natural compound of magnesium and sulfate.
Well, a 2016 study on 2,000 women suggested that the association between ovarian cancer and talcum powder comes from talc — a mineral made up of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen, that absorbs moisture — not asbestos.
There was also a lot of iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and sodium—substances consistent with the consumption of red meat or dairy products.
The flares are actually magnesium pellets that, when ignited, burn less than 10 seconds but at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the Guard’s 2002 environmental assessment for their use.
For these whites, pyrotechnic chemists typically use something like titanium or magnesium.
As to the parts that necessarily have to be metal, Formula 1 teams use all the same materials as consumer electronics designers: aluminum, titanium, and magnesium alloys, primarily.
Edison coughed as his throat filled up with magnesium smoke.
The Acousonde device, however, attaches to a ridge on the narwhals back via a magnesium link.
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: a silver-white metallic element that produces a very bright white light when it burns
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