Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 10:26:02 -0400

Author: Gerald Zani

Subject: Burning salts



What salts do you burn to show emission spectra? I use sodium chloride.
Can I burn Potassium Chloride, Manganese Chloride and Cupric Chloride?

Can I burn Potassium Dichromate safely, or is noxious?

Jerry Z.
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From Fri Jul 25 10:24:20 2003