The reaction between aluminium and iodine

The reaction between aluminium and iodine

Catalysed by a few drops of water, aluminium reacts with iodine.

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Chemistry

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aluminium, iodine, fusion, aluminium iodide, aluminium powder, iodine crystal, exothermic, redox reaction, halogen, water, catalyst, sublimation, sublimate, light phenomenon, intense reaction, tripod, mortar, fume hood, chemical reaction, chemical, inorganic, experiment, chemical process, chemistry

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Iodine crystals I₂, Aluminium Al, Water H₂O, Mix iodine crystals with aluminium, then add a few drops of water to the mixture., Observe what happens after the water is added to the mixture., The reaction between iodine and aluminium results in the formation of aluminium iodide, while releasing heat. Water acts as a catalyst in the reaction.
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