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Sunday, February 9, 2020

What are the distinct structural features of sodium and potassium bicarbonates ?


The structures of sodium and potassium bicarbonates provide interesting examples of hydrogen bonding. 
(1) In the potassium salt contains a dimeric anion.
(2) But In the sodium bicarbonate, the HCO3- anions form an infinite chain.

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