Transition Metals Keywords (Monodentate (A ligand that forms just one co…
Transition Metals Keywords
(Also called a co-ordination compound) a metal ion surrounded by co-ordinately bonded ligands
A covalent bond in which both electrons in the shared pair come from the same atom
The number of coordinate bonds to ligands that surround a transition metal ion
a molecule or ion with the capacity to donate an electron pair to a metal ion and form a dative bond
A ligand that forms just one co-ordinate bond per ligand
A ligand that forms two co-ordinate bonds per ligand
A ligand that forms more than two co-ordinate bonds per ligand
defined as a metal which has at least one stable ions with a partly-filled d-sub-level.
Show variable oxidation state in compounds
form coloured compounds/ions in solution
form complex ions
An element with its highest energy electron in a d-orbital.