copper sulphate


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copper sulphate

a copper salt found naturally as chalcanthite and made by the action of sulphuric acid on copper oxide. It usually exists as blue crystals of the pentahydrate that form a white anhydrous powder when heated: used as a mordant, in electroplating, and in plant sprays. Formula: CuSO4
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In this research, the preparation of copper (II) chloride from copper sulphate and application of the copper (II) chloride for underglaze decoration is studied.
The copper sulphate should always be dissolved first in a portion of the water, the quicklime slaked in the remaining water, but in a separate container.
Copper sulphate is used in electroplating and as a fungicide.
Copper sulphate is a mineral that occurs in nature, and 'chalcanthite' is a particularly attractive form.
The development of a cost-effective sphalerite collector that wouldn't require copper sulphate activation would increase the profitability of zinc mines," Leroux.
Zodiac Marketing Director David Margolis says that the active ingredient copper sulphate -- present in both Nature2 and Chlor-Free -- is not dangerous in such small concentrations, and a 1991 Agriculture Canada study backs up his contention.
About half of the ore was processed without copper sulphate addition and the remainder with copper sulphate addition.
After cutting big branches, Bordo paste of lime, copper sulphate and water in proportion of 1:1:10 be applied.
The colorants that were used in the research are limited to solutions of iron chloride, cobalt chloride, copper sulphate and iron sulphate.
The last includes copper sulphate, which is far more toxic and less effective than many newer fungicides.
3 million ounces of silver and other by-products, including selenium, tellurium, copper sulphate, nickel sulphate and a concentrate of platinum group metals.
Six of these 40,000 metric tonnes of copper are "to be derived from the conversion into cathodes of copper sulphate crystals produced at the Tuina solvent extraction -- copper sulphate facility," according to the news release.