MadSci Network: Chemistry

Subject: Salt test

Date: Wed Feb 26 11:35:51 1997
Posted by Taimur Usman
Grade level: undergrad
School: Pakistan Islamia H/S School
City: Al-Ain State/Province: Abu-Dhabi
Country: United Arab Emirates.
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 856978551.Ch
In salt analysis, flame tests are done in which some basic radicals
show the characteristic change in flame colour, such as sodium (Na)
shows golden color and potassium (K) shows violet? Why do the others
not show the change in flame? Why is it so? 

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