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Color Compound
Red strontium salts, lithium salts

lithium carbonate, Li2CO3 = red

strontium carbonate, SrCO3 = bright red
Orange calcium salts

calcium chloride, CaCl2

calcium sulfate, CaSO4&#183xH2O, where x = 0,2,3,5
Gold incandescence of iron (with carbon), charcoal, or lampblack
Yellow sodium compounds

sodium nitrate, NaNO3

cryolite, Na3AlF6
Electric White white-hot metal, such as magnesium or aluminum

barium oxide, BaO
Green barium compounds + chlorine producer

barium chloride, BaCl+ = bright green
Blue copper compounds + chlorine producer

copper acetoarsenite (Paris Green), Cu3As2O3Cu(C2H3O2)2 = blue

copper (I) chloride, CuCl = turquoise blue
Purple mixture of strontium (red) and copper (blue) compounds
Silver burning aluminum, titanium, or magnesium powder or flakes

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