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Color investigation

  1. Sep 17, 2008 #1
    in my chemistry lab we had a kind of color test.
    the thing was supposed to come as blue according to the lab manual. . It did not. to me there was no color.however my teachers forced me to believe what i was looking at was blue,supposedly "it is very faint". that was not mentioned in the manual.

    but colors are wavelengths right.
    so can we use a colorimeter or anything to get some kind of data in wavelenght suggesting this can not be blue.

    is there any other way? i don't really know what the compound we r looking at.
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  3. Sep 18, 2008 #2


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    Maby you would be better off putting this in the chemistry section. There are devices that will measure wavelength for you, but I don't know what to suggest.
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