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coordination compound

Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:28 am
by George_Zhu
What is the definition fo coordination sphere and coordination compound?

Re: coordination compound

Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:59 am
by Brian Kwak 1D
A coordination complex is the product of a Lewis acid-base reaction in which neutral molecules or anions (called ligands) bond to a central metal atom (or ion) by coordinate covalent bonds.

The coordination sphere of a coordination compound or complex consists of the central metal atom/ion plus its attached ligands. The coordination sphere is usually enclosed in brackets when written in a formula.

Re: coordination compound

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:40 pm
by Alison Trinh 1E
What does a coordination compound refer to and why are they necessary?