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Lead Iodide Precipitate

Hazards

Lead salts are toxic.

Chemicals and Solutions

  • Potassium Iodide solution, 0.1M (two times as much is needed for stoichiometry)
  • Lead nitrate solution, 0.1M

Materials

Hydrometer cylinder

Procedure

Add equal amounts of each solution to the cylinder. A yellow precipitate will form.

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