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Why is iron from dry grass different colors?
« on: 28/08/2008 11:32:39 »
On the soccer field our white socks got all black and the coach said it was iron because of the lack of rain we've had, while in the grass at my house my black shoes get all red.

Any explation? Or am I wrong?


 

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Why is iron from dry grass different colors?
« Reply #1 on: 28/08/2008 18:32:15 »
I suspect that the coach's expertise is in the field of soccer rather than chemistry.
Is the dirt underneath the grass black ? What about at home?
 

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Why is iron from dry grass different colors?
« Reply #2 on: 30/08/2008 00:31:14 »
I'm not exactly sure. I'll have to go look when I'm up there next, but we've played them anytimes before and it never did that.
 

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