Sublimation and deposition of iodine

Posted by Morris Slutsky on 2/10/2021 3:00:00 PM

Sublimation and Deposition of Iodine

Iodine has been heated and vaporizes into a purple vapor.  The vapor then condenses on a 'cold finger' consisting of a test tube packed with an ice-salt mixture, and deposits as glittering black crystals.