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(I) CaC2O4 · H2O(s) CaC2O4(s) + H2O(g)

(II) CaC2O4(s) CaCO3(s) + CO(g)


Mass

(III) CaCO3(s) CaO(s) + CO2(s)

Temperature (or Time)

Figure 3.18: The effect of atmosphere on the mass loss of CaC2O4 · H2O
(sample 500 g, heated at 300 oC/hr). Dotted lines : dried O2, solid lines: dried N2.

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