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Offline TragicMike

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Gallium
« on: January 13, 2020, 11:01:25 PM »
I recently bought 50g of gallium and after melting the first time it became dirty and gritty. Is this normal? I tried adding a pic but it wont work for some reason.

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Re: Gallium
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2020, 01:44:34 AM »
It will be oxidized like aluminium. You should melt it under nitrogen or argon gas athmosphere.

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