Manganese dioxide and chlorine gas from bleach

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




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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