Transition Metals

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JChen_2I
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Transition Metals

Postby JChen_2I » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:33 pm

Can coordination compounds only be made with transition metals? Or can other metals act as the central metal atom?

Jasmine Fendi 1D
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Re: Transition Metals

Postby Jasmine Fendi 1D » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:38 pm

I think it is only transition metals, but I am not sure as well :0

Lindsey Chheng 1E
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Re: Transition Metals

Postby Lindsey Chheng 1E » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:29 pm

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

Venus_Hagan 2L
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Re: Transition Metals

Postby Venus_Hagan 2L » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:48 pm

i think we will only see coordination compounds with transition metals

Nyari Muchaka_Discussion 4A
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Re: Transition Metals

Postby Nyari Muchaka_Discussion 4A » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:01 am

It can happen with any atom that acts as a Lewis Base(electron acceptor) which is mainly the transition metals.


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