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WHY CO(CARBONYL) FORMS COORDINATION COMPOUNDS WITH D BLOCK OF ELEMENTS EVEN IN ZERO OXIDATION STATE EG. TETRA CARBONYL NICKEL(0) ??????????????????/ TELL ME AND MAIL ME AT IIT.ASPIRANTS.2010@GMAIL.COM

WHY CO(CARBONYL) FORMS COORDINATION COMPOUNDS WITH D BLOCK OF ELEMENTS EVEN IN ZERO OXIDATION STATE EG. TETRA CARBONYL NICKEL(0)??????????????????/     TELL ME AND MAIL ME AT IIT.ASPIRANTS.2010@GMAIL.COM


 

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ruchi yadav
askIITians Faculty 27 Points
8 years ago
Metal carbonylsarecoordination complexesoftransition metalswithcarbon monoxideligands. They occur as neutral complexes, as positively charged metal carbonyl cations or as negatively charged metal carbonylates. The carbon monoxide ligand may be bound terminally to a single metal atom or bridging to two or more metal atoms. These complexes may behomoleptic, that is containing only COligands, such asnickel carbonyl(Ni(CO)4), but more commonly metal carbonyls are heteroleptic and contain a mixture of ligands.


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