Carbonate Chemical Formula

Carbonate Chemical Formula and Description


It is a salt of the Carbonic Acid characterized by the presence of carbonate ion. Carbonate is a poly-atomic ion with the formula of CO2−

Chemical Formula of Carbonate

Carbonate CO2−

Structural Formula of Carbonate

Structural Formula of Carbonate

Chemical Properties of Carbonate

Metal carbonates decomposes on heating.

Example of S-Block Carbonates

H2CO3, Li2CO3, Na2CO3

Example of P-Block Carbonates

Al2(CO3)3 , NH4HCO3 , PbCO3

Example of D-Block Carbonates

MnCO3, FeCO3, Ag2CO3 
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