GCSE Chemistry Unit 3 Revision (4)

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Transition Elements

  • These elements make up the big clump of metals in the middle of the periodic table. They are typical metals, and have the properties you would expect of a metal.
  • They are good conductors of heat and electricity.
  • They are very dense, shiny and strong.
  • They are muss less reactive than group 1 metals. 
  • They are also denser, stronger and harder than the group 1 metals and have much higher melting points (other than mercury)
  • They often have more than one ion…


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