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What colour flame is seen if Lithium is present?
Crimson / Red
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What colour flame is seen if Sodium is present?
Orange
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What colour flame is seen if Potassium is present?
Purple / Lilac
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What colour flame is seen if Cacium is present?
Brick Red
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What colour flame is seen if Barium is present?
Green
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How do we test for a chloride ion and what is seen?
Add silver nitrate - white precipitate
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How do we test for a Bromide ion and what is seen?
Add silver nitrate - cream precipitate
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How do we test for a Iodide ion and what is seen?
Add silver nitrate - Yellow precipitate
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How do we test for a Sulphate ion and what is seen?
Add barium chloride - White precipitate
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How do we test for a carbonate ion and what is seen?
Add nitric acid - observe fizzing / effervesence
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How do we test for a copper ion
Add soium hydroxide - blue precipitate
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How do we test for an Iron (II) ion
Add soium hydroxide - green precipitate
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How do we test for an Iron (II) ion
Add soium hydroxide - orange precipitate
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How do we test for a calcium or magnesium ion?
Add soium hydroxide -white precipitate - insoluble in excess
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How do we test for an aluminium ion
Add soium hydroxide - white precipitate - soluble in excess
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How we we distinguish bewteen calcium and magnesium ions?
Calcium gives a red flame; magnesium gives no colour
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Orange

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What colour flame is seen if Potassium is present?

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What colour flame is seen if Cacium is present?

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What colour flame is seen if Barium is present?

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