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Footnotes:

Found naturally as one of the gases given out by volcanoes.

It is also produced from decaying organic material.

It is used in solution in household cleaning agents

 

 

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The Properties of Gases

 

Ammonia gas

Physical Properties

Chemical Properties

Ammonia gas

Colour

Colourless

Odour

Pungent odour

Density compared to air (heavier or lighter)

Lighter than air.

Solubility in water

Very soluble in water. It reacts with water to form ammonium hydroxide solution.

Burning

Does not support combustion.

Moist pH paper

Alkaline reaction

Red rose petals

No reaction

Specific test

The only gas which will show an alkaline reaction to pH paper.

 

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