Will we roast or starve?

murphy kenneth p kpmurphy at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Mon Mar 28 16:58:50 EST 1994


In article <9403260926.AA19809 at pclsp2>,
Vincenzo Nardi-Dei <vinz at PCLSP2.KUICR.KYOTO-U.AC.JP> wrote:
>
>
>>...As an exercise, let's  replace reaction 1) with this reaction:
>>
>>
>>HCl (g) -------->    H* (g)   +   Cl* (g)
>>
>>
>>Same net result, but by a different, "natural" chemical!  This is where
>>the Earth's volcanism comes into play.  You need to keep in mind that...
>....etc....etc...
>
>Replacement of reaction 1) with HCl (g) -------->    H* (g)   +   Cl* (g)
>is wrong (basically wrong) and misleading, since it should be:
>                               ^^^^^^^^^^
>
>HCL  --------> H+ + Cl-
>
>A completely different kind of stuff!
>
>Bye and enjoy the weekend!!!
>
>-- Vincenzo

In the gas phase?!

Kip

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