Hg(CH3)

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EveEmm3D
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Hg(CH3)

Postby EveEmm3D » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:16 pm

What does the (0) in the name of this compound, dimethylmercury(0), refer to ? Isn’t the oxidation of Hg 2+?

Emily Oren 3C
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Re: Hg(CH3)

Postby Emily Oren 3C » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:47 pm

I looked online and could not find dimethylmercury being referred to as dimethylmercury(0). Where did you see it called that? But you are right that it is Hg(II).

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Re: Hg(CH3)

Postby EveEmm3D » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:49 pm

In the textbook! Page 743 at the bottom.


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