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Molten blobs under argon.
An example of the element Potassium

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Molten blobs under argon.
Ampouling potassium in a clean and dry enough environment to keep it shiny is quite difficult: It is an extremely reactive metal to say the least. This sample demonstrates great skill in its ampouling, especially since it was done using only "the simplest methods", according to the source.
Source: Frank Liebscher
Contributor: Frank Liebscher
Acquired: 28 January, 2004
Price: Donated
Size: 3"
Purity: 99.9%
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