Why Does The Colour Of Copper Sulphate Solution Change When An Iron Nail Is Dipped In It?


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nandhu answered
This is because iron takes the sulphate atoms to itself and leaves copper alone
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Dave Cowles answered
They differ in that the electro negativity of Iron and Copper allows the Copper atoms to replace the Iron atoms on the nail. This results in a mixture of less Copper Sulfate and some Iron Sulfate which would have different color properties. The greens and blues come from the Copper so less copper, less greens and blues.
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Anonymous answered
Because of the acid in the solution!!!!!

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