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Differentes between sodium

  1. Aug 4, 2014 #1
    I buy pure sodium fom laptory store it looks white and powder like a sugar. ....I putted in water and doest burn.......is this sodium
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  3. Aug 4, 2014 #2


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    Your 'sodium' is a salt of sodium and not sodium metal (pure).
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