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Drug info - Whats the difference between Pink, Clear, and Brown MDMA?

Discussion in 'Ecstasy & MDMA' started by DruMDMAndBass, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. DruMDMAndBass

    DruMDMAndBass Newbie

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    Nov 4, 2008
    27 y/o from U.K.
    Why is it that it sometimes comes in different colours? Is there any difference between the different colours?

    Thanks :)
  2. Micklemouse

    Micklemouse Platinum Member & Advisor

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    The difference in colours in MDMA crystals as A Certain Mouse understands it comes from the manufacturing process & impurities left after the final wash. As a rule he tells me it does not affect the product adversely.

    If the bought product is already powdered then there may be more cause for concern, as powder is blatantly easier to cut than crystals.
  3. KomradeShivi

    KomradeShivi Newbie

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    Dec 30, 2008
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    I believe pure MDMA should look like this:

    Note that white powder does not necessarily mean a pure product, many byproducts and adulterants are also white. The best way to gauge your purity is by smell, pure MDMA should have no smell.

    My dog informs me that if one is unsure about the quality of a product the best way to purify the sample would be an acetone wash and recrystallization of the sample.
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  4. Nnizzle

    Nnizzle Gold Member

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    The best way to gauge purity is not by smell. The best way to gauge purity is to have it analyzed via Gas Chromatography or at least to use a testing kit which will tell you if its even MDMA. As Komrade said, sometimes an acetone wash can remove unwanted adulterants, but likely it won't remove all, as the only impurities that will be removed will be those that are soluble in acetone. The procedure can be found here: Cleaning Ecstasy pills (or powder) via a simple acetone wash. Recrystallization is a bit more difficult to do if one does not have laboratory equipment, although really all that is needed is a heat source, distilled water and a suitable container.

    As MickleMouse said, often the color is a result of the manufacturing process. Some impurities may be left behind which affect the products color; MDP2P, from which MDMA is synthesized, for example, is brown so if some is left the final product might have a brown tint. This does not mean that color is an indication of purity though. Pure MDMA is off-whitish but any number of adulterants, impurities, dyes, etc. can affect the product color. In addition, MDMA usually comes in salt form, for example MDMA HCl, and different salts can affect the color.
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  5. psychedelaholic

    psychedelaholic Silver Member

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    I have found it sometimes comes different colours simply because the person who made it decided to stick some colouring in it. The best MDMA SWIM ever had was bright red and stunk of cherry drops. It came as massive crystals, the biggest weighed 7g but was huge probably around 4 inches long, 3 inches wide and 2 inches deep. Pure MDMA should be white, I have only once come across white MDMA that came as crystals. Was strange though as half was white clumpy, chalky looking lumps and half was grey, clearer more crystaline lumps.

    I have heard that if there are purple crystals in with the MDMA then it is MDA as an impurity. I am not sure how true this is but has certainly seen pictures of dark purple MDA crystals.