Naming coordination compound

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Riya Sood 4G
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Naming coordination compound

Postby Riya Sood 4G » Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:18 pm

What is the name of the coordinate compound [Fe(en)₂(NO₂)₂]SO₄ ?

ALegala_2I
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Re: Naming coordination compound

Postby ALegala_2I » Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:44 pm

This coordinate compound is bisethylenediamine dinitro iron (IV) sulfate.

Natalie Benitez 1E
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Re: Naming coordination compound

Postby Natalie Benitez 1E » Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:17 am

When a molecule has en in it, for example, [CoCl2(en)2]+ what does it mean exactly? Does this also have an effect on the charge of the compound?

Ruth Glauber 1C
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Re: Naming coordination compound

Postby Ruth Glauber 1C » Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:48 am

I am also confused on how (en) influences the naming. Can anyone give an example?

Arianna Perea 3H
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Re: Naming coordination compound

Postby Arianna Perea 3H » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:25 pm

When do you use the suffix ide or ate?

Diana Chavez-Carrillo 2L
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Re: Naming coordination compound

Postby Diana Chavez-Carrillo 2L » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:44 pm

Arianna Perea 3H wrote:When do you use the suffix ide or ate?


When you are dealing with a molecule that is NOT a ligand and is an ANION and outside of the brackets then you add the suffix -ide because it does not follow the ligand rules.
For an anionic (negative charge) metal (inside the bracket), you add the suffix -ate.


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