Ionic Compounds

GCSE Additional Chemistry - Ionic Compounds

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Overview

Ionic Bonds = 

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Ionic Bonding = When a metal and non metal react 

Ionic Bonds = the electrostatic forces of attraction betweeen oppositely charged ions 

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What they form

The oppositely charged ions are arranged to form...

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Giant Lattice Structures 

Ionic Compounds often form crystals 

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Properties

The properties of Ionic Compounds are ...

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High Melting and Boiling Points 

  • Ionic Bonds are strong 
  • A lot of energy is needed to break them 

Conductive when liquid 

  • Only conductive if ions are free 
  • Only liquid - molten substances etc. 
  • Ions = charged particles 
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