The chemical composition of magnesium has been used as a barometer for the composition of many materials.
It has also been used to measure the amount of magnesium ions in various materials, such as iron oxide, copper, magnesium sulfate and magnesium carbonate.
However, the chemical composition was not always clear.
The chemical properties of magnesium are related to the amount and concentration of the element in the air and its movement across a material, as well as its structure and properties.
To better understand the chemical properties, the researchers used atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) to measure magnesium ions and their chemical structure.
In this study, the team measured the atomic absorption spectrum of magnesium ion, called γ-magnesium, in air, water and water-based media and in magnesium-based mediums.
The AAS spectra of the magnesium ion measured in water and air are similar to those measured using other methods and are therefore considered to be an unbiased proxy for the chemical structure of the ion.
The results of this study demonstrate that the atomic properties of γ-, γ-(-) and γ(-) magnesium ions can be easily compared with the atomic spectra measured by AAS and confirmed by electron microscopy.
In the present study, γ (magnesium) was observed in the form of δ(hydroxide) ions.
These δ-magnesions have been proposed to be the building blocks of a new class of magnesium-containing organic materials.
These materials can be formed by decomposition of magnesium in aqueous solutions, as in the case of the water-magazine catalyst.
They can also be formed from magnesium carbonates, such a magnesium-sulfate.
AAS also shows that γ, δ and δ-(hydroxides) can be found in magnesium oxide, a non-alkaline organic compound that is also used as an anode material in solar cells and in many chemical catalysts.
The team also found that the γ and ε-magysions were the same in water- and air-based materials.
The γ ions were detected in all the three mediums and the ε ions were most strongly associated with water.
The study showed that the chemical characteristics of the δ-, ε-(-) magnesium ion are similar with that of magnesium oxide and are consistent with the theory that δ, ε and η-magnesia ions are responsible for the formation of magnesium carbon-based organic materials like magnesium carbonic anhydride and magnesium oxide.
The work was published in Scientific Reports.