COPPER(II) SULFATE PENTAHYDRATE - (7758-98-7)

Introduction

Name: copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate; cupric sulfate pentahydrate; blue vitriol
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 7758-98-7
Chemical Formula: CuSO45H2O
Molar Mass: 177.62388 g
Mass Percent: Cu 35.775 %; S 18.052 %; O 36.029 %; H 1.1349 %; O 9.0074 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "Algae control [in chemical water analysis]" 1

Bonding

Thermochemistry

ΔHf° (s): -544.85 kcal/mol 2 = -2,279.65 kJ/mol
S° (s): 71.8 cal/(mol•K) 3 = 300.41 J/(mol•K)
ΔGf° (s): -449.344 kcal/mol 4 = -1,880.06 kJ/mol

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Hammer, Mark J. Water and Wastewater Technology, 2nd ed.; Prentice Hall: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1986; p 9.
(2) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:4-9:94.
(3) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:4-9:94.
(4) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:4-9:94.