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Flame color

  1. Apr 18, 2005 #1
    this is a question in my test.. and i failed to solve it
    wt's the flame color of magnesium chloride?
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  3. Apr 18, 2005 #2
    Not to sure if this is the answer your looking for, but in atomic emission spectroscopy the line used for Mg analysis is at ~285 nm aka invisible.
  4. Apr 18, 2005 #3
    when we carry out the flame test to test metal ions, what is the flame color of magnesium ions?
  5. Apr 18, 2005 #4


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    Why don't go into the lag and take solid [itex] MgCl_{2} [/itex] and put in a flame (blue,preferably)...?It's the most convincing answer u could possibly get.

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