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Zinc reacting with lead nitrate in a soft gel to form lead crystals. This is a displacement reaction. When a metal from the electrochemical series is mixed with the ions of a metal lower down in the series, the atoms of the more reactive metal push their electrons on to ions of the less reactive metal.
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