Users' questions

What is the burning point of magnesium?

What is the burning point of magnesium?

Magnesium is also flammable, burning at a temperature of approximately 2500 K (2200 °C, 4000 °F). The autoignition temperature of magnesium is approximately 744 K (473 °C, 883 °F).

Does magnesium powder burn?

Magnesium metal and its alloys are explosive hazards; they are highly flammable in their pure form when molten or in powder or in ribbon form. Burning or molten magnesium metal reacts violently with water.

What structure is magnesium oxide?

Magnesium oxide/Formula

What is the boiling point of magnesium?

1,091 °C
Magnesium/Boiling point

What does a particle diagram for burning magnesium look like?

[well you would show the 2 diffrent particle (oxygen and magnesium) with 1 magnesium particle and 2 oxygen ones attached to it . this is known as MgO2] i believe it is MgO as the electron number is too big to support 2 molecules of oxygen What does a particle diagram for burning magnesium look like?

How do you calculate the mass of magnesium?

This should allow them to calculate the mass of the mass of the magnesium (mass 2 – mass 1) and the mass of the product (mass 3 – mass 1). They could also calculate the increase in mass (mass 3 – mass 2), which corresponds to the mass of oxygen. Students sometimes get unconvincing results to this experiment.

How to calculate the mass of magnesium in a crucible?

Re-weigh the crucible with lid containing the product (mass 3). Heat the crucible again for a couple of minutes and once again allow to cool. Repeat this step until the mass readings are consistent. This is known as heating to constant mass. Students should have recorded the following masses:

What happens to magnesium when you burn it?

when you burn magnesium which is an element it reacts with oxygen ( which is also an element) from air you will then get a compound which is magnesium oxide. The reson it is maganiusm oxide is because you take the oxygen and the magnesium and they are merged together and a compound is made up of to elements and the two elements here are…