The action of heat on Metal Carbonates

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  • Created on: 15-04-14 14:59
What is the equation for the decomposition of metal carbonates?
Metal Carbonate --> Metal Oxide + Carbon Dioxide
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What do you observe when Zinc Carbonate is heated?
Changes colour from White to Yellow
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What do you observe when Sodium Carbonate is heated?
Stays the same --> White to White
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What do you observe when Copper Carbonate is heated?
Changes colour from Green to Black
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What do you observe when Calcium Carbonate is heated?
Stays the same --> White to White
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What do you observe when Magnesium Carbonate is heated?
Stays the same --> White to White
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What do you observe when Zinc Carbonate is heated?

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Changes colour from White to Yellow

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What do you observe when Sodium Carbonate is heated?

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What do you observe when Copper Carbonate is heated?

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What do you observe when Calcium Carbonate is heated?

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