What ions are present in cesium carbonate?


What ions are present in cesium carbonate?

Ionic Salts:

Ionic salts are made up of two or more oppositely charged ions, and the sum of their charges must be zero. The salts are held together by ionic bonds which is simply the electrostatic attraction between the two opposite charges. The ions can be monatomic (containing only one atom), or polyatomic (containing multiple atoms).

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Cesium carbonate is made up of the monatomic cation of cesium, Cs+ and the polyatomic carbonate anion, CO32-. Therefore, the formula of the salt is Cs...

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How are ions formed? Learn about ion formation. Understand how do cations form, when ions are formed, how does an atom becomes anion, and do cations gain or lose electrons.

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