What do you see when penta hydrated copper sulphate crystals are heated? Give reaction too.

Asked by tanaya saha | 1st Aug, 2012, 09:07: PM

Expert Answer:

Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate decomposes before melting at 150 °C (302 °F), losing two water molecules at 63 °C (145 °F), followed by two more at 109 °C(228 °F) and the final water molecule at 200 °C (392 °F)
CuSO4.5H2O --> CuSO4 + 5 H2O

Answered by  | 2nd Aug, 2012, 06:44: PM

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