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Substance Name: Antigorite
RN: 12135-86-3
InChIKey: HYDVALTWQPCRAW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A type of asbestos that occurs in nature as the dihydrate of magnesium silicate. It exists in two forms: antigorite, a plated variety, and chrysotile, a fibrous variety. The latter makes up 95% of all asbestos products. (From Merck Index, 11th ed, p.893)

Molecular Formula

  • H4-O4-Si.1/2H2-O.3/2Mg

Molecular Weight

  • 289.204
 
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Asbestos, Serpentine

Synonym

  • Zermattite

Systematic Names

  • Antigorite
  • Antigorite (Mg3H2(SiO4)2.H2O)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12135-86-3

System Generated Number

  • 0012135863

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • H4-O4-Si.1/2H2-O.3/2Mg

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O
  • H4-O4-Si
  • Mg

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/3Mg.2H4O4Si.H2O.6H/c;;;2*1-5(2,3)4;;;;;;;/h;;;2*1-4H;1H2;;;;;;

InChIKey

HYDVALTWQPCRAW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Si](O)(O)(O)O.[Mg].[Mg].O.[Si](O)(O)(O)O.[Mg]