Zinc sulfate

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Zinc sulfate

Zinc sulfate is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is ZnSO4. It contains zinc and sulfate ions.

Properties[change | change source]

Zinc sulfate is a colorless solid. It dissolves in water. It can react with bases to make zinc hydroxide.

Preparation[change | change source]

Zinc sulfate can be made by reacting zinc or zinc oxide with sulfuric acid. It can also be made by reacting copper sulfate with zinc.

Uses[change | change source]

Zinc sulfate can be used to add zinc to the soil. It is also used to add zinc to animal feed. It was once used to remove acne.

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