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  • In the following year he discovered rhodium; and at about the same time Smithson Tennant added two more to the list - iridium and osmium; the former was so named from the changing tints of its oxides (ipcs, rainbow), and the latter from the odour of its oxide (ovµA, smell).
  • Nitrogen oxides, recognized by their odour and brown-red colour, result from the decomposition of nitrates.
  • Chlorine, bromine, and iodine, each recognizable by its colour and odour, result from decomposable haloids; iodine forms also a black sublimate.
  • Cyanogen and hydrocyanic acid, recognizable by their odour, indicate decomposable cyanides.
  • Ammonia, recognizable by its odour and alkaline reaction, indicates ammoniacal salts or cyanides containing water.
 

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