What Is The Difference Between Efflorescence And Deliquescence?

Difference between Efflorescence and Deliquescence:

Efflorescence

Deliquescence

Efflorescent substances are crystals

Deliquescent substances are called desiccants.

These substances do not form a solution.

These substances form an aqueous solution by absorbing water vapour.

These substances have no considerable affinity for water.

These substances have a very high affinity for water

These substances do not absorb water vapour

These substances can absorb a high amount of water vapour.

There is a loss of water of crystallisation in the presence of air.

Water and Carbon dioxide are absorbed, which forms solid hydrated substances.

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