This chemical reaction looks awesome

There is this really cool chemical reaction:

(NH4)2Cr2O7 (s) → Cr2O3 (s) + N2 (g) + 4 H2O (g)

What that means is that the solid, Ammonium dichromate, decomposes to form a different solid, Chromium(III) oxide, and two gases, Nitrogen and Water. Ammonium dichromate is actually quite dangerous and has been used in pyrotechnics and in the early days of photography.

Anyway check out the chemical reaction:

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