What Color Is Boron?

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Boron has many faces and as it turns out, almost as many different colors. The trick to identifying what color Boron is that you first need to recognize what form it is being presented in. Boron comes in solid, room temperature, and powder forms as well as being combined in other items like flares which can also change the color. In a solid form, Boron takes on a dark black color, when powdery it's brown, and when at room temperature it can appear green.
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Boron used in pyrotechnics and flares produce a green color, or a blue-green flame. The color can differ in oxidizing (blue) and reducing (yellow) flames.
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