Chemical Reactions

By: Casey Rock

What is it?

Aluminium iodide is any chemical compound containing only aluminium and iodine. Invariably, the name refers to a compound of the composition AlI3, formed by the reaction of aluminium and iodine or the action of HI on Al metal. .

Balanced Equation for Aluminum and Iodine Reaction

2Al + 3I2(g) --> 2AlI3



Aluminium and Iodine reaction

What is it?

Sodium chloride, also known as salt, common salt, table salt, or halite, is an ionic compound with the formula NaCl. Sodium chloride is the salt most responsible for the salinity of the ocean and of the extracellular fluid of many multicellular organisms.

Balanced Equation of Sodium and Chlorine

2Na + Cl2 -> 2NaCl


Reaction of Sodium and Chlorine

What is it?


The initial green colour is associated with the copper when ligated by nitrate ions in high concentration in the acid.* As water is added, it displaces the nitrate ions producing the characteristic blue colour in the fountain.

The initial green colour is associated with the copper when ligated by nitrate ions in high concentration in the acid.* As water is added, it displaces the nitrate ions producing the characteristic blue colour in the fountain.

Balanced Equation for Copper and Nitric Acid

Cu + 4HNO3 Cu(NO3)2 + 2NO2 + 2H2O
Reaction of Copper with Nitric Acid