Manganese dioxide and chlorine gas from bleach

First published at 04:39 UTC on December 23rd, 2018.

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As is traditional at Christmas we perform an experiment using bleach to see if we can prepare manganese dioxide by reaction with manganese sulfate, and put the chlorine gas by-product to a good use in simultaneously preparing solid iodine.

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