JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry The p-block Elements-II / p-ब्लॉक तत्व-II Question Bank Halogen Family

  • question_answer
    Bromine is obtained on commercial scale from [CPMT 1985]

    A) Caliche

    B) Carnellite

    C) Common salt

    D) Cryolite

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Carnellite is \[KCl.MgC{{l}_{2}}.6{{H}_{2}}O\].  The mother liquor life after crystallisation of KCl from carnellite contain about 0.25% of bromine as MgBr2 and KBr.

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