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FLOWSHEET FOR THE EXTRACTION OF

MAGNESIUM FROM SEA WATER


(DOW PROCESS)
The process for
the extraction of
magnesium
from sea water
was developed
by Dow
Chemical
Company, U.S.A.

EXTRACTION OF MAGNESIUM FROM SEAWATER (DOW PROCESS)


Sea Water
(0.13% Mg)
Mixing

Thickening

Mg(OH)₂

Filtration

Mixing

MgCl₂

Evaporation
MgCl₂

Electrolysis
Magnesium
ELECTROLYSIS CELL FOR MAGNESIUM
EXTRACTION
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