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STRONTIUM FLAME TEST
Crimson Flame Shows Presence Of Strontium
(Alkaline earth metal)
Strontium compound is dissociated by flame into gaseous atoms, not ions. Atoms of the element are raised to excited state by high temperature of flame. Excess energy from the atom is emitted as light of a characteristic wavelength.
Copyright:© 1995 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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