how can I identify compounds on the basis of their colour smells. Explain with examples

Asked by Sivaa Charan.M | 26th Apr, 2013, 06:23: PM

Expert Answer:

This you will have to remember somehow, as this is a complex chemistry. Few examples:
IonColor
Co2+ rose
Co3+ violet
Cr3+ violet
Cu2+ blue
Fe2+ pale green, pale violet
Fe3+ yellow-brown
Mn2+ pale pink
Ni2+ blue-green
 
 

Answered by  | 27th Apr, 2013, 01:25: AM

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