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Group IIA metals

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Anode

In a cathode ray tube, the positive electrode. Electrode at which oxidation occurs.

Cathodic Protection

Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.

Theoretical Yield

Maximum amount of a specified product that could be obtained from specified amounts of reactants, assuming complete consumption of limiting reactant according to only one reaction and complete recovery of product.

Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Doublet

Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.

Gangue

Sand, rock, and other impurities surrounding the mineral of interest in an ore.

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Ionization Isomers

Isomers that result from the interchange of ions inside and outside the coordination sphere.

Composition Stoichiometry

Descibes the quantitative (mass) relationships among elements in compounds.

Weak Field Ligand

A Ligand that exerts a weak crystal or ligand field and ge- nerally forms high spin complexes with metals.