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[*] posted on 26-3-2017 at 15:40
naoh plus sulphur

i did a 16M to 18M of NaOH to react with Sulphur. A strong odor was released. I thouth when this compound harden, it might as well act like a brick etc. anyone tried this?
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[*] posted on 26-3-2017 at 15:57

I did do a reaction like this (though not intentionally).
When I performed it, a smelly odor was released as well and the result was rather goop-like.

Other members say that the result was likely sodium polysulfide.


I don't think anything much happened with the acetone: at least not in the direction that you were hoping.
Sulfur dissolves in strong sodium hydroxide solutions to form sodium polysulfide which is a rich yellow-orange colour.
As the name indicates, this substance is polymeric. It surprises me little that you ended up with a dark, tarry vile-smelling goop.

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[*] posted on 27-3-2017 at 04:54

took a bit to figure out what the hell naoh was, but then realized it was don improperly!

NaOH in chemistry this is important for the formulas to make sense and for us to understand what is being said.

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