Test for metals

Metals Flame Test
sodium A golden-yellow colour to a non-luminous flame
Potassium A lilac flame, which looks crimson when viewed through a blue glass
Calcium An orange-red colour to a non-luminous flam. Also when moistened with Conc. HCL and clean platinum wire is dipped inside it, and this wire is held in a non-luminous Bunsen flame, a brick red flame is produced which when viewed through blue glass appears green
Barium A pale green flame
Strontium A bright red flame

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