Thursday, August 10, 2017

Gold stabilized in very rare oxidation state +II

A team of chemists has been able to isolate and analyze gold in the very rare oxidation state +II. This provides the missing links in the homologous series of the coinage metal ions copper(+II), silver(+II), gold(+II), and in the 'relativistic' triad of platinum(+II), gold(+II), and mercury(+II).

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/2uLE3YI
via IFTTT

No comments:

Post a Comment