Ba 56 Barium

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Barium metal is one of the alkali-earths metals. Barium metal is solid and golden-grey at standard pressure and temperature, it is a very strong metal, but less than Beryllium. Barium metal reacts fast with water producing Hydrogen gas and barium hydroxide. Moreover it reacts with air producing a black film on its surface due to the presence of oxide, for that reason we put barium metal in high quality mineral oil or in argon sealed ampoule. Barium  metal is hardly used except as a getter material, which binds unwanted rest gases in vacuum tubes. Barium compounds are scarcely used too, water soluble compounds of it are toxic.

The non-water-soluble barium sulfate, know as barium meal, is used as a radiographic contrast medium. 

Barium metal 1 gram 99.8% pure

High Purity Barium metal piece/s sample of 1 gram under mineral oil in labeled glass vial 99.8% pure. Barium metal for element collection, display and laboratory. 

barium 1g

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Barium metal chunks 99.8% pure

Pure Barium metal chunks 99.8% pure sample shipped in a plastic bottle. Pure Barium metal sample for element collection or laboratory use.  Various weights, choose your below.

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Barium metal 1 gram argon sealed shiny 99.9% pure

High Purity Barium metal sample of 1 gram in argon sealed ampoule, very shiny sample of Barium 99.9% pure. Barium metal for element collection and display.

barium 1g argon

$66.90

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