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Can you store copper sulphate solutions in a zinc pot?

Answer :

NO, because Zn is very reactive with Cu. It reacts with copper sulphate to form zinc sulphate i.e., Zn displaces Cu and metallic Cu is also formed.

The reaction is given as:

Zn + CuSO4 ZnSO4 + Cu

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