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For my chemistry independent study our whole class is given a little vile of an unknown salt (ionic compound). First we do qualitative tests by following a flow chart but then we have do quantitative tests to prove that our compound is what we say it is. I'm wondering if you have any ideas or specific test I could do to prove that I have Calcium Carbonate. I've tried an enthalpy test but that didn't work well, I can't do a pH test because Calcium CArbonate is practically insoluble in water. Basically, I need tests that can specifically prove that I have calcium carboante. Or I can do an experiment and compare my results to that of known or expected results of CaCO3 If you have any suggestions please let me know. Thanks, Brendan
Re: What are some tests to prove that a compound is Calcium Carbonate?
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