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Copper to Gold Lab Title: Can a Copper penny be converted to Gold using the Hazari Bentz Process? Hypothesis: Do you believe me???

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2 Copper to Gold Lab

3 Title: Can a Copper penny be converted to Gold using the Hazari Bentz Process? Hypothesis: Do you believe me???

4 Copper to Gold Lab Materials: 1.Copper Penny(Pre 1980) 2.Steel Wool 3.Evaporating Dish

5 Evaporating Dish

6 Copper to Gold Lab Materials: 1.Copper Penny(Pre 1980) 2.Steel Wool 3.Evaporating Dish 4.Concentrated Hydrochloric Acid(in your dish)

7 Copper to Gold Lab 5.Forceps(tweezers) 6.Ring Stand 7.Hazari Bentz solution

8 Ring and Stand

9 Copper to Gold Lab 5.Forceps(tweezers) 6.Ring Stand 7.Wire Gauze

10 Wire Gauze

11 Copper to Gold Lab 5.Forceps(tweezers) 6.Ring Stand 7.Wire Gauze 8.Bunsen Burner

12 Bunsen Burner

13 Copper to Gold Lab 5.Forceps(tweezers) 6.Ring Stand 7.Wire Gauze 8.Bunsen Burner 9.Tongs

14 Tongs

15 Copper to Gold Lab Precautions 1.Concentrated Hydrochloric acid is very corrosive to your skin and body tissues. 2.Note: If you touch it or it spills, notify me IMMEDIATELY. Goggles ON at all times 3.No loose clothing, use cotton, tie hair back

16 Copper to Gold Lab 4. Hazari-Bentz solution: corrosive and severe irritant to skin and body tissues

17 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure 1. Clean most of the penny with steel wool. Get it as shiny as possible

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19 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure 1.Clean most of the penny with steel wool. Get it as shiny as possible 2.Carefully SLIP the penny into the evaporating dish with HCl

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21 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure 3. Clean most of the penny with steel wool. Get it as shiny as possible 4. Carefully SLIP the penny into the evaporating dish with HCl 5. Wait until the penny looks shiny and new 6. Carefully fish out your penny with your forceps, rinse with water

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23 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure 7.Figure out a way of testing the penny before conversion 8. Slip the penny into the Secret Solution 9. Place the secret solution on top of the Ring Stand and Gauze

24 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure 10. Figure out a way of testing the penny before conversion Slip the penny into the Secret Solution Place the secret solution on top of the Ring Stand and Gauze Light Your Burner and SLOWLY heat the Secret Solution

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29 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure DO NOT ALLOW THE Secret Solution TO BOIL. If it begins to do so remove the heat Wait until the penny has turned completely silver-Call me for the go ahead to proceed to the next step Gently clean the Secret Solution off of the Silver Penny

30 Copper to Gold Lab Procedure Gently heat the Silver Penny with the Bunsen Burner by rotating it in and out of the flame with the Tongs until the Silver Penny has been converted to Gold Figure out a way to determine if it is Gold

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