Transition Metals - Properties

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Physical Properties

Transition metals have similar physical properties. 

  • They all have high density
  • They all have high boiling and melting points
  • Their ionic radii are more of less the same

Chemical Properties

Transition metals have special chemical properties.

  • They form complex ions - e.g. iron forms a complex ion with water [Fe(H2O)6]2+
  • They form coloured ions -

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