Lead Sulfide Precipitate

 

Hazards: 

Lead salts are poisonous.

Chemicals and Solutions: 

0.1 M lead nitrate solution

lead testing solution: sodium sulfide aq.

Materials: 

cylinder

Previously tested lead containing dishes

Lead testing video

Procedure: 

Combine lead nitrate solution and sodium sulfide solution in a cylinder. A black precipitate of lead sulfide forms.

 

To schedule a demonstration, please send an email to the demonstration lab.

 

Contact:

Eric Camp

Lecture Demonstration Technician

Bagley Hall 171

(206) 543-1606

ericcamp@uw.edu

 

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