Testing for the sulfate ion

Added by Lawrie Ryan on Feb 27, 2008

An interactive animation showing how a precipitation reaction can be used to test for the presence of the sulfate ion. Barium nitrate or barium chloride is added to a salt dissolved in dilute nitric acid. Click the highlighted areas to reveal the results of the precipitation reaction.

This resource is from the unit Testing for Ions which is part of Absorb Chemistry.

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