Chemistry/Observing Chemical Changes Prep
Special Note: How to Make Copper(II) Chloride Substitute
Copper(II) chloride is quite expensive and a cheap substitute that works equally well is made as follows.
Thoroughly mix equal volumes of finely powdered (or finely crystalline) copper(II) sulphate and sodium chloride .
All reactions and observations will be identical to those made with copper(II) chloride, at one quarter the cost.