1.2 Ionic Bonding

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Twins 1&2
  • Created on: 06-11-13 17:42

1.2 Ionic Bonding

Ionic bonding usually occurs between a metal and non-metal . The metal atom donates one or more electrons to the non-metal atom so that both atoms achieve a full outer shell. The structure is therefore made up of (+ve) and (-ve) ions held together by electrostatic attraction.

1 of 2

dot and cross diagram


2 of 2


No comments have yet been made

Similar Chemistry resources:

See all Chemistry resources »See all Atoms and compounds resources »