A mixture is a combination of matter such that the components used in the formation of the mixture can be separated again.
While a compound is a result of the chemical reaction between components resulting in the formation of a new substance.
Let’s understand this with the help of iron and sulfur.
Things that are required:
a) Iron filings
d) Test tube
Take some iron filings and sulfur in powder form. Stir the two elements to form a mixture. These two can be separated with the help of a magnet.
The mixture on the burner. As the mixture gets heated, it starts to glow. Iron filings and sulfur react to form iron sulfide.