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SystemParanoia

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Does anyone know where i can get these Sealed containers containing the elements at all?

i see them in wikipedia and i'd really like to start a collection of all the non radioactive elements smile






SystemParanoia

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ahh found em..

smart-elements dot com smile

Dogsey

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They're pretty cool, nice find.

Shaolin

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Ooh they're cool, not cheap though!

Use Psychology

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nice

here's my 'sample' of Bromine...



(in the dropping funnel).

horriblestuff.
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Simpo Two

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Your homebrew has quite a kick sir...

crofty1984

10,364 posts

89 months

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Hang on, are you using the heater plate on the right to keep pork pies warm?

rhinochopig

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Use Psychology said:
nice

here's my 'sample' of Bromine...



(in the dropping funnel).

horriblestuff.
Are you on some kind of register? biggrin

Dammit I misread it as Bromide. I'll leave it up so you can all laugh at me banghead

TheHeretic

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rhinochopig said:
Are you on some kind of register? biggrin
Yes, but I don't think that has anything to do with chemistry... Saying that, he can't do chemistry within 200 feet of a school, or nursery.

annodomini2

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Mr Sparkle

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55 months

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yikes WANT

Rotary Madness

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My dad got to play with Mercuric Bromide for his Physics degree. Not content playing with something seriously poisonus, he was also vaporising it for lasers etc biggrin

Use Psychology

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HgBr2 would be extremely toxic however as a non-volatile and crystalline solid it's going to be pretty easy to handle in comparison to plenty of frequently used reagents.

the vapourisation with lasers bit is cool though.

LordGrover

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Bugger. Why didn't this come up last month?
My Dad's an ex-boffin type and a small collection would've been just the job for his birthday.

That's his Christmas and birthday presents sorted for ever now though. He'll be 80 next March so mercury should be about right. hehe

jmorgan

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Somehow I suspected the plutonium one was empty......

Rotary Madness

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Use Psychology said:
HgBr2 would be extremely toxic however as a non-volatile and crystalline solid it's going to be pretty easy to handle in comparison to plenty of frequently used reagents.

the vapourisation with lasers bit is cool though.
This was back in the 70s/80s. His degree was paid for by the US AirForce, I think he mentioned they were looking to use it as a medium to make lasers out of. He is a smart guy, worked on the starwars projects etc, shame he cant talk about it more really.

SystemParanoia

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so chemists.. im reading about "FOOF"

is it really as dangerous as the internet makes it seem?

Simpo Two

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SystemParanoia said:
so chemists.. im reading about "FOOF"

is it really as dangerous as the internet makes it seem?
Is that two fluorines and two oxygens? That could make H2O2 and hydrazine look like soft drinks nuts

Butter Face

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I asked my wife about it (She's just a science technician) and she kinda giggled and said 'yeah Dioxygen Diflouride (sp?) sounds like fun, I'd like to get my hands on some'


SystemParanoia

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