Barium Copper(II) Chloride Flame Test

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Barium chloride (BaCl2) emits a red-orange glow in a flame test.  In this experiment the barium chloride is placed in a watch glass and saturated with ethanol.  The burning ethanol heats the barium to show the characteristic orange flame.
Barium chloride (BaCl2) emits a red-orange glow in a flame test. In this experiment the barium chloride is placed in a watch glass and saturated with ethanol. The burning ethanol heats the barium to show the characteristic orange flame.
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