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Na

Burns vigorously, intense yellow flame, white ionic solid of Na2O formed

Mg

Burns vigorously, bright white flame, white ionic solid of MgO formed

Al

Vigorous initial reaction, forms a layer of Al2O3 that prevents further reaction, white ionic solid Al2O3

Si

No reaction @ rtp, burns with oxygen on strong heating, forms white giant covalent solid of SiO2

P

Reacts rapidly with oxygen, ignite when exposed to air hence no heating req'd, burns with pale blue-ish green flame, forms white covalent solid P4O6 or P4O10

S

Burns slowly with a pale blue flame, forms colourless covalent SO2 gas which oxidises in xs O2 to form SO3