Wed August 01, 2012 By: Tanaya Saha

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

Expert Reply
Thu August 02, 2012
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
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