How to make Red Fire

Lithium ions coloring a flame red

We are all used to flame being yellowy-orange. But can we turn a flame red? Yes, here’s how! Key Takeaways Many metals and non-metals turn flame different colors Alkali and earth alkali metals have low ionization energies  Lithium salts give a purplish-red, and strontium ones a red flame Equipment & Chemicals The preparation is quite… Continue reading How to make Red Fire