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Transition Metal Colors

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pale green
Fe 2+
yellow/brown
Fe 3+
blue
Cr 2+
green
Cr 3+
pale pink
Mn 2+
brown
Mn 4+
dark green
Mn 6+
purple
Mn 7+
pink
Co 2+
orange/yellow
Co 3+
colorless
Cu 1+
blue
Cu 2+
dark purple -> pale pink
MnO4-(aq) -> Mn2+(aq)
orange -> green
Cr2O72-(aq) -> Cr3+(aq)
red
Li+, Sr 2+, Ca 2+ (flame)
yellow/orange
Na+ (flame)
lilac
K+ (flame)
green
Ba 2+ (flame)
blue-green
Cu 2+ (flame)
white
AgCl (PPT)
white
BaSO4 (PPT)
white
Many nontransition metal hydroxides (PPT)
white
Many nontransition metal carbonates (PPT)
white
Many nontransition metal sulfates (PPT)
blue
Many Cu (II) (PPT)
yellow
AgI (PPT)
yellow
PbI2 (PPT)
black
Many sulfides
green
Many Fe (II) (PPT)
red/brown
Many Fe (III) (PPT)
colorless
Sc 3+
violet
Ti 3+
colorless
Ti 4+
violet
V 2+
green
V 3+
blue
V 4+
yellow
V 5+
yellow (CrO4-)/orange (Cr2O72-)
Cr 6+
green
Ni 2+
colorless
Zn 2+