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CHEMISTRY UNIT 3 _
Flame Tests TESTING FOR CATIONS
Flame Tests identify metal ions.
The compounds of some metals burn with a characteristic colour enabling us to
tell what compounds are present.
BARium burns with a GREEN flame.
LiCa this RED tongue is a licker.
Lithium (Li+) burns with a crimson red flame.
and Calcium (Ca+) burns with a brick red flame.
Street lamps are YELLOW due to the SODIUM.
SODIUM burns with a YELLOW flame.
A LILAC in a POT
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