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Calcium Nitrate is a deliquescent substance. Calcium nitrate absorbs moisture from the atmosphere and dissolves in it to make a solution. The vapour pressure of the calcium nitrate solution that is formed is less than the partial pressure of water vapour in the air. All soluble salts will deliquesce if the air is sufficiently humid.


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