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Can saltwater be desalted by freezing it? Answered

When putting the saltwater in the freezer for 12 hrs, will it make the concentration become lower than before?


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finnrambo (author)2009-03-24

nope it would just freeze the salt where it is in the water

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lemonie (author)2009-03-24

Sea ice is essentially salt free, but the process by which it forms is not the same as the one you'll achieve in your freezer. Try it and see - you want ice and liquid - separate the two. L

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