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Like many others and Professor Lavelle said, the Latin names of metals should only be used to refer to those that are a part of an anionic coordination compound. However, do not forget that this is in addition to attaching the suffix -ate to the end of the metal's Latin name. For example, cuprate or ferrate. Just for future reference, if it is a cation, the metal within the coordination compound should be referred to simply by using its typical English name, such as copper and iron.
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