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Lithium gas ?

  1. Feb 7, 2010 #1
    What is lithium gas?

    Lithium is a solid metal (At room temp). Is lithium gas super heated Lithium in gasious form?
    or is there a process other than heating that produces Lithium in gas form?

    Is there a chemical way of converting Lithum to gas form?

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 7, 2010 #2


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    Proces of converting lithium to gaseous form is called boiling or evaporation, and yes, it requires high temperature (1342 deg C). No magic here.

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