I'm doing a lab for a class , and in the manual, they right the compound as Fe(Cl)$_2$. I looked up that compound, and it has a very high boiling point, but the compound during the lab was already in a liquid state, so I'm pretty confused. Specifically what was created was made from dissolving iron in HCl in a boiling water bath. I don't know much about chemistry, so if you can try to dumb it down, that would be much appreciated!
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It should be labeled "FeCl2, water solution". You have a water solution. Like most metal chlorides, ferrous chloride dissolves readily into water.
Keep it in an airtight container. Ferrous ion in solution gets oxidized easily.