How to separate Lead Nitrate (soluble) from a mixture of Lead Nitrate and Water (i.e. Lead Nitrate Solution). Explain with Diagram.

Asked by Jitender | 13th Aug, 2016, 05:39: PM

Expert Answer:

Lead nitrate can be separated from water by evaporation.

Evaporation

To separate the mixture of soluble solid Lead nitrate from liquid component water.

Technique

  • Place the mixture Lead nitrate + water in an evaporating dish. Heat the dish carefully on a sand bath.
  • Adjust the flame to prevent the solid which is left behind in the dish from spurting out.

Separation of Compounds

  • Soluble solid lead nitrate  in the dish is recovered on evaporation.
  • Liquid component water is lost as water vapour.

Example:

Salt water solution

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 16th Aug, 2016, 11:15: AM

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