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Products and Equilibria of Reaction of Alum with Carbonates

If we were to add sodium carbonate and calcium carbonate to separate samples of Al2(SO4)3, what would the reaction/equilibrium equations look like?

What are the pKa values of Na2SO4 and CaSO4 ---- even though they are salts, would they continue to add at least in part to the acidity of the solution?

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The reaction products and equilibria of alum in wastewater are discussed in depth.

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