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Transition Metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:33 pm
by JChen_2I
Can coordination compounds only be made with transition metals? Or can other metals act as the central metal atom?

Re: Transition Metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:38 pm
by Jasmine Fendi 1D
I think it is only transition metals, but I am not sure as well :0

Re: Transition Metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:29 pm
by Lindsey Chheng 1E
JChen_3C wrote:Can coordination compounds only be made with transition metals? Or can other metals act as the central metal atom?

aluminum, silver, gold and platinum also form coordination compounds

Re: Transition Metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:48 pm
by Venus_Hagan 2L
i think we will only see coordination compounds with transition metals

Re: Transition Metals

Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:01 am
by Nyari Muchaka_Discussion 4A
It can happen with any atom that acts as a Lewis Base(electron acceptor) which is mainly the transition metals.