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Q & A: Magnesium Fires

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
Why does magnesium burn pink?
- Jenny (age 13)
Cavendish, Eastbourne England
A:
Jenny -

I don't know where you heard this, but magnesium actually burns a very bright white color. There is a cool video of this on the website.

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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