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Choosing correct filter paper for extracting precipitate?

  1. Mar 1, 2018 #1
    I have about 100-250mL of liquid mixture containing precipitate of unknown particle size. Do I attempt a general 10-micron Whatman filter or smaller?
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  3. Mar 1, 2018 #2


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    Might as well give it a shot. If it doesn’t work, you can always filter it again with a finer filter.
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