Test for Chloride using Nitric Acid and Silver Nitrate

Post by Mohamed.

First thing is taking samples from the object.

First thing is taking samples from the object.

Materials and tools for the test.

Materials and tools for the test.

Then some drops of distilled water to dissolve the salts.

Then some drops of distilled water to dissolve the salts.

Add nitric acid to acidify it.

Add nitric acid to acidify it.

By adding silver nitrate it will form a white precipitate, and this is an indicator of the presence of soluble salts.

By adding silver nitrate it will form a white precipitate, and this is an indicator of the presence of soluble salts.

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