What is the structure of SnCl2 ?

What is the structure of SnCl2 ?



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Amit Askiitiansexpert
112 Points
14 years ago

HI Aveek ,

(stannous chloride) is a white crystalline solid with the formula SnCl2. It forms a stable dihydrate, but aqueous solutions tend to undergo hydrolysis, particularly if hot. SnCl2 is widely used as a reducing agent (in acid solution), and in electrolytic baths for tin-plating.

                            Structure of Sncl2


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