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A nagging question I'd like answered

Question asked by Mike Armstrong on Sep 11, 2020

My question will tell you that I'm not a chemist but I'm very interested in science and this has bothered me for several weeks.  I was attempting to remove rust from a tool using a vinegar and (iodized) salt bath in a glass bowl and let it sit too long.   Weeks later when I looked at it, it had completely evaporated and a rust colored, salty looking crust had formed both inside AND OUTSIDE the bowl I was using.   How did it get outside the bowl?   I've attached a picture.

Mike

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