MIKE WALKER, VISUALS UNLIMITED / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MIKE WALKER, VISUALS UNLIMITED / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
White phosphorous combustion. Demonstration of white phosphorous burning in a glass globe filled with pure oxygen. The phosphorus burns rapidly for more than a minute, leaving thick white smoke. This is mostly phosphorus pentoxide. For a sequence showing this reaction, see C020/8771-8774.
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