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Old 09-07-2000, 10:14 AM   #19
DuneHopper
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Hey Cacophony, making that ammonium tri-iodide! Fun stuff, big clouds of purple smoke, and purple stains on whatever got hit! I made it in an unsupervised H.S. Chem lab, also. Except, I apparently spilled a little on the floor. A couple days later, the teacher said the floor was going snap, crackle, pop as he walked around. So we got a lecture on what ammonium tri-iodide is, and how to make it, but to not do it. Too bad iodine is no longer easy to come by!
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