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Metallic Bonding

  • Positive ions surrounded by a 'sea' of delocalised electrons.
  • Strong attraction between ions and delocalised electrons.
  • High melting points, almost all are solids at room temp.
  • Conduct heat.
  • Conduct electricity.
  • Malleable.
  • Sodium.

Giant Ionic Structure

  • Regular 3D arrangement of positive and negative ions.
  • Strong electrostatic attraction between positive and negative ions.
  • High melting points,


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