Nickel Sulfate, also known as Nickel (II) Sulfate, is an inorganic compound with a chemical formula NiSO4. It is usually obtained as a byproduct of copper refining. Nickel sulfate naturally occurs as a rare mineral known as retgersite. In this short piece of article, we shall discuss the nickel sulfate formula, its chemical structure along with a few of its properties and uses.
Nickel Sulfate Properties
|Properties of Nickel Sulfate|
|Other Names||Nickelous Sulfate, Nickel (II) Sulfate|
|Melting Point||> 100 °C|
|Boiling Point||840 °C|
|Molar Mass||154.75 g/mol|
|Solubility in Water||Soluble|
Nickel Sulfate Structure
Nickel Sulfate Uses
- Used in laboratories
- Used as a calibrant for magnetic susceptibility measurements
- Used to make other nickel compounds
- Used in the electroplating of nickel on other metals.
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