sodium chloride

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sodium chloride by Mind Map: sodium chloride

1. colourless,crystalline ionic compound

2. no water of crystallization

3. neutral salt,salty in taste

4. used for production of salts

4.1. Na2CO3

4.2. NaHCO3

5. when heated at about 800*C it melts

5.1. ->fused state of salt

6. when fused salt is electrolysed,CHLORINE GAS is released at the anode and LIQUID SODIUM METAL at the cathode