Carbonate Definition

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Carbonate Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-carbonate-604876. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Carbonate Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-carbonate-604876 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Carbonate Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-carbonate-604876 (accessed September 26, 2017).

Definition: Carbonate is an ion consisting of one carbon and three oxygen atoms.

The molecular formula for the carbonate ion is CO32-.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Carbonate Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-carbonate-604876. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Carbonate Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-carbonate-604876 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Carbonate Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-carbonate-604876 (accessed September 26, 2017).