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What does the Mn2(SO4)3 represent?

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The chemical formula Mn2(SO4)3 represents the compound manganese(III) sulfate. One molecule of manganese(III) sulfate contains two atoms of manganese, three atoms of sulfur and 12 atoms of oxygen.

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Manganese(III) sulfate has a molar mass of about 398.06 grams per mole. It is composed of the ion manganese(III), which is an atom of manganese with a charge of +3, and an ion of sulfate, which contains one atom of sulfur and four atoms of oxygen with a total charge of -2. When the two ions combine, the total number of each ion in the final molecule is determined by those charges for a total molecular charge of zero.

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