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Coordination via unshared electron pair metal atoms occurs frequently, though
not invariably. 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
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
In some cases, a metal ion and ligand form two or more complexes with different
coordination numbers — e.g., tetracyanonickelate(II) and pentacyanonickelate(II).
Isomerism. Coordination compounds often exist as isomers — i.e., ...
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