which spectroscopy or emission technique should be used?

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jaffacakes101
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Which technique would be best to use to distinguish between a solution of sodium chloride and magnesium chloride?

IR spectroscopy, UV-Vis spectroscopy, Microwave spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy, Atomic emission spectroscopy?

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What do you think?
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I'm not even at degree yet but know I'd guess Atomic emission. That said I did a summer uni project and we used as AAS which was used to measure metal ions. The postdoc said it was like doing quantitive flame tests and a flame test would definitely tell sodium and magnesium chlorides apart.
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(Original post by alow)
What do you think?
Atomic emission?
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You could use nmr if you really wanted to, but yes atomic emission is the way to go.
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