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Is magnesium sulfate an acidic, neutral, or basic salt? Which color will it show with the universal ph indicator?

In my opinion it needs to be slightly acidic hence turns indicator yellow

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  • $\begingroup$ Which pH indicator? There are dozens of them... $\endgroup$
    – MaxW
    Mar 4, 2020 at 17:33
  • $\begingroup$ Universal indicator $\endgroup$
    – Merida
    Mar 4, 2020 at 17:35

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From the Merck Index, I see that magnesium sulphate is neutral in water : pH 6 - 7.

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  • $\begingroup$ It's a pity nobody else can see this. Could you please provide an URL or a complete reference, if you are using a paperback version? $\endgroup$
    – andselisk
    Mar 4, 2020 at 17:34
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    $\begingroup$ Here is some info in Pubchem $\endgroup$
    – MaxW
    Mar 4, 2020 at 17:45

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