ERIC Number: EJ920331
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Metals in Metal Salts: A Copper Mirror Demonstration
Pike, Robert D.
Journal of Chemical Education, v87 n10 p1062-1063 Oct 2010
A simple lecture demonstration is described to show the latent presence of metal atoms in a metal salt. Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate is heated in a round-bottom flask forming a high-quality copper mirror.
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Educational), Chemistry, Metallurgy, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, College Science
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
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