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use of Iodine in the refining of zirconium.

use of Iodine in the refining of zirconium. 

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Avinash
askIITians Faculty 1246 Points
6 years ago
Zirconium Crude metal is heated with iodine in an evacuated vapour to separate from impurities andthis decomposes at 1800K to give a pure Zirconium metal and iodine.

grenade
2061 Points
6 years ago
 Iodine is heated with Zirconium to form a volatile compound which on further heating decompose to give pure zirconium.

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