What is the metallic ion in the compound Cu Cl2?
The ionic compound
This compound is composed of a metal cation of copper with a charge of
The copper is the metal, it is located in the middle section of the periodic table known as transition metals. These metals may have more than one possible ionic charge. Copper can have a +1 charge
So this compound can be named as Copper (II) Chloride or Cupric Chloride.
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