Synthesis of Copper Silicate

Dissolve 10 g of copper sulfate pentahydrate in 100 mL of warm water, 20 g of sodium silicate in 100 mL of water and combine both solutions with some stirring. Filter the mixture, wash with 200 mL of hot water and dry.

CuSO4 + Na2SiO3 → CuSiO3 + Na2SO4

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The pure product

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