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I see in the news reports that when the lava hits the ocean there is a spray of HYDROCHLORIC ACID. I don't see any way HCl can be formed. Acid, yes. H2SO3 yes. But not HCl. Any comments? Thanks.

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  1. search "hcl formation from lava reaction"

    apparently dissolved gasses in the lava play a major role

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