What is the difference between copper sulfate, and copper sulfate pentahydrate?

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May 2, 2017

Answer:

#"Copper(II) sulfate"# is a white salt..........

Explanation:

And #CuSO_4*5H_2O# forms beautiful, blue, macroscopic crystals.

So are the crystals blue? If so, you have the pentahydrate. And in fact I think you will find it hard to dry the pentahydrate.