Preparing crystals of hydrated salts

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Step 1
Concentrate the solution of the salt. "Reduce" its volume by boiling to evaporate the water.
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Step 2
Leave the concentrated solution in a clean evaporating basin. Cover with a watch glass.
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Step 3
Crystals form as water slowly evaporates and cools.
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Step 4
Filter the crystrals and pat dry.
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Step 5
Describe their appearance.
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Step 6
Record their mass and calculate the yield.
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Leave the concentrated solution in a clean evaporating basin. Cover with a watch glass.

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Crystals form as water slowly evaporates and cools.

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Filter the crystrals and pat dry.

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Describe their appearance.

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