Chemistry C3 Flame Tests

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  • Flame Tests
    • How to do a Flame test
      • 1.Put a small amount of a group 1/2 element on a sterilised plate.
        • 2. Sterilise a wire loop with HCl and burn it
          • 3. Put the compound on the loop
            • 4. Place the bunsen burner on blue flame and put the wire loop on the tip of the flame
              • 5. Determine element by looking at the colour of busen flame.
    • Flame Colours
      • Lithium- Bright Red
      • Sodium- Yellow
      • Barium-Green
      • Potassium-Lilac
      • Calcium- Brick Red


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