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When writing down the formula of a coordination compound, do we consider whether a ligand is neutral/anionic as well as the alphabetical order or is only the alphabetical order taken into consideration? I read somewhere that you write neutral ligands first, followed by anionic ones.
Also, for alphabetical order - do we consider the chemical symbols or the actual/written names of the ligands?
I searched online and found this site super helpful: http://chem.libretexts.org/Core/Inorganic_Chemistry/Coordination_Chemistry/Basics_of_Coordination_Chemistry/Nomenclature_of_Coordination_Complexes
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