What is the difference between sulphate and sulphide?

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hi.. 
i need to measure the sulfate content in soil for soil corrosivity but what is the different between sulfate and sulfide?
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Re: What is the difference between sulphate and sulphide?
« Reply #1 on: 22/06/2009 16:28:29 »
hi.. 
i need to measure the sulfate content in soil for soil corrosivity but what is the different between sulfate and sulfide?
Sulfate = SO42-
Sulfide = S2-

Simplifying things, sulfate is neutral, sulfide is basic.