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Thermite Reaction
A small heap of aluminium dust and iron III oxide (ferric oxide) placed on sand reacts violently when ignited by burning magnesium ribbon. Metallic iron and aluminium oxide are formed, former as molten metal.

holymoleculesbatman:

Thermite Reaction

A small heap of aluminium dust and iron III oxide (ferric oxide) placed on sand reacts violently when ignited by burning magnesium ribbon. Metallic iron and aluminium oxide are formed, former as molten metal.