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Classification. A coordination compound is characterized by the nature of the
central metal atom or ion; the oxidation state of the latter (that is, the gain or loss
of electrons in passing from the neutral atom to the charged ion); and by the
Werner originally postulated that coordination compounds could be formed
because the central atoms carried the capacity to form secondary or coordinate
bonds, in addition to the normal or valence bonds. A more complete description
Ionization isomerism. Certain isomeric pairs occur that differ only in that two ionic
groups exchange positions within (and without) the primary coordination sphere.
These are called ionization isomers and are exemplified by the two compounds ...
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