What is the chemical formula for zinc carbonate?

Jan 26, 2017

$Z n C {O}_{3}$

Explanation:

The zinc ion has a charge of 2+
The carbonate ion has a charge of 2-

So if we take one of each the charges are in balance:

$Z {n}^{2 +} C {O}_{3}^{2 -} \mathmr{and} Z n C {O}_{3}$