What is #SrCl_2# called?

1 Answer
Jan 12, 2017

Strontium chloride


The metal always comes first in the naming. Since strontium is a group 2 (IIA) metal, no Roman numeral needs to be attached, as its ion is always 2+.
In a compound like this, with only one non-metal element, the 'surname' is always ending in '-ide'.