A(nother) modification of the ammonia fountain demonstration
Date of Original Version
A modification of the ammonia fountain demonstration is presented which does not use dyes. The procedure illustrates both the solubility of ammonia as well as the formation of coordination complexes and drives the reaction toward completion by removing a product.
Journal of Chemical Education
Ruekberg, Ben, and David L. Freeman. "A(nother) modification of the ammonia fountain demonstration." Journal of Chemical Education 94, 10 (2017): 1397-1398. doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00295.