Hydrated Crystal?


Hydrated crystals are chemical crystals that are made up of water as a component of both its chemical formula and crystal structure. Some crystalline substances are naturally found in anhydrous and hydrated states, and occasionally the anhydrous form will have a different colour or appearance than the hydrated form.
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A hydrated crystal will contain water as part of its structure and chemical formula. Sometimes it absorbs air from the atmosphere. An example would be epsom salt.
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