Explore BrainMass

Separation of mixture - TeO2 and SiO2

How could you separate tellurium dioxide, TeO2 from silicon dioxide SiO2?

Solution Preview

Mixtures can be separated into their constituents by using physical methods (i.e. no chemical reaction involved). Separation techniques are physical methods. Which technique to use depends on the different properties of the constituents. That is, different states,solubility, boiling and melting points.

Basically the plan is to ...

Solution Summary

Answer in more than 200 words.