Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 8-30-2010

Abstract

A simple lecture demonstration is described to show the latent presence of metal atoms in a metal salt. Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate is heated in a round bottom flask forming a high-quality copper mirror.

Journal Title

Journal of Chemical Education

DOI

10.1021/ed1000075

Volume

87

Issue

10

Publisher Statement

This document is the unedited author's version of a Submitted Work that was subsequently accepted for publication in Journal of Chemical Education, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review. To access the final edited and published work see https://pubs.acs.org/doi/ipdf/10.1021/ed1000075.

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