Flame Test

A test to identify some metals, e.g. with sodium the flame turns orange.

MetalColour
ArsenicBlue
AntimonyPale green
BariumYellowish green
BoronBright Green
CaesiumPale violet
CalciumRed-orange
CopperGreen/Blue-green
IndiumBlue
LeadPale green
LithiumCrimson
MolybdenumYellowish green
PhosphorusPale bluish green
PotassiumLilac
SodiumIntense yellow
RubidiumPale violet
SeleniumAzure blue
StrontiumCrimson
TelluriumPale green
ThalliumPure green
ZincBluish green

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Subjects: Chemistry