Lab Report Experiment 16

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Unformatted text preview: William Seo Experiment 16Paper Chromatography: Separation of a Mixture Using Physical Equilibria January 24, 2012 CHEM 1212k James Ponder Young Soo Kim, Austin Freeman I did not share this lab report with anyone after lab was finished. II. Data/Results A. Paper Chromatography of Ink Band # Band color Distance (mm) R f 1 Red 40mm .615 2 Yellow 46mm .708 3 Green 51mm .785 4 Blue 55mm .846 B. Paper Chromatography of Spinach 1. Ethanol Band # Band color Distance (mm) R f 1 Orange 0mm 0 (carotene) 2 Green 29mm .617 (chlorophyll) 2. Acetone Band # Band color Distance (mm) R f 1 Yellow 48mm .716 (xanthophyll) 2 Green 57mm .851 (chlorphyll) 3. Hexane Band # Band color Distance (mm) R f 1 Green 0mm 2 Yellow 57mm 1 (carotene) The experimental retention factor for hexane is greater than those of acetone, which are greater than that of ethanol. C. Photo of ink chromatography Figure A D. Photos of Spinach Chromatography Figure B: from left to right: ethanol, hexane, acetone III. Discussion During the lab, in order for the experiment to yield optimum results, every procedure had to be carried out as perfectly as possible. For example, in the first part of the experiment, the spinach and sand mixture had to be grinded perfectly so that the spinach chromatography...
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