- a hydrate that contains ten molecules of water, as washing soda, Na2CO3⋅10H2O.
Origin of decahydrate
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This temperature, therefore, is the transition temperature for decahydrate and anhydrous salt.
Sodium sulphate, therefore, forms only one stable hydrate, the decahydrate.
Two of these solutions, however, would be metastable and supersaturated with respect to the decahydrate.
With regard to sodium sulphate heptahydrate the same considerations will hold as in the case of the decahydrate.