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Comparison between White and Red Phosphorous

Comparison between White and Red Phosphorous: A comparison of characteristics of white and red phosphorous is given in the following table- Physical Characteristics: Property White Phosphorous Red Phosphorous Physical State Soft, crystalline solid which can be cut with a knife. Amorphous powder. Colour White when pure, on exposure to air, it acquires a yellowish tinge. Reddish …