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What is blue vitriol?

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asked Aug 22, 2016 in Chemistry by Rahul Roy (7,955 points)

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answered Aug 25, 2016 by Rahul Roy (7,955 points)
 
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hydrated copper sulphate( CuSO4.5H2O ) is known as blue vitriol.
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answered Aug 22, 2016 by sarthaks (25,844 points)

Blue vitriol is another term for the compound copper(II) sulfate, when the compound is in its pentahydrate state. This substance can also be called bluestone.The chemical formula for blue vitriol is CuSO4.

The pentahydrous state for blue vitriol is written as CuSO4·5H2O

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