Problem: An unknown compound is not oxidized by chromic acid solution. When dissolved in Lucas reagent (conc. HCl/ZnCl2), the solution immediately becomes cloudy with the separation of a second liquid phase. Which compound is consistent with this data?

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An unknown compound is not oxidized by chromic acid solution. When dissolved in Lucas reagent (conc. HCl/ZnCl2), the solution immediately becomes cloudy with the separation of a second liquid phase. Which compound is consistent with this data?

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