MgCl2 (aq) + 2 NaOH (aq) Mg(OH)2 (s) + 2 NaCl (aq)

This is a precipitation reaction: Mg(OH)2 is the formed precipitate.

Reactants:

  • MgCl2
    • Names: Magnesium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Magnesium dichloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Magnesium chloride anhydrous source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White or colourless crystalline solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Deliquescent white solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • NaOH
    • Names: Sodium hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Caustic soda source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Lye source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White, waxy, opaque crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; White hygroscopic solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless to white, odorless solid (flakes, beads, granular form). source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • Mg(OH)2Magnesium hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Magnesium dihydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Milk of magnesia source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Magnesia, [Milk of] source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • NaClSodium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Salt source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Table salt source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Common salt source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless cubic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27