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The Transition Elements (d-Block)

General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first row transition metals - metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation, preparation and properties of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4.

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Potassium Permanganate, KMnO4

Potassium Permanganate, KMnO4 Preparation of Potassium Permanganate: It is prepared by fusion of MnO4 with alkali metal hydroxide (KOH) in presence of O2 or oxidising agent...
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Potassium dichromate, K2Cr2O7

Potassium dichromate, K2Cr2O7 Preparation of Potassium dichromate: It is prepared by fusion of chromate ore (FeCr2O4) with sodium carbonate in excess of air. Na2CrO4 produced in the...
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Formation of oxides of d-block elements

Formation of oxides of d-block elements Transition metals form oxides on reaction with oxygen at elevated temperature. Transition metal form oxide in oxidation state of...
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Alloy Formation in d-block elements

Alloy Formation in d-block elements Alloys are homogeneous solid solutions of two or more metals obtained by melting the components and then cooling the...
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Formation of Coloured Ions & Catalytic Properties of d-block elements

Formation of Coloured Ions: When an electron from a lower energy d orbital is excited to a higher energy d orbital, the energy of excitation...
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Chemical Reactivity and E0 Values

Chemical Reactivity and E0 Values: The transition metals vary very widely in their chemical reactivity. Some of them are highly electropositive and dissolve in mineral...
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Different Trends in d-block elements

Trends in the M2+/M Standard Electrode Potentials There is no regular trend in the E0 (Mn2+/M) values. This is because their ionization enthalpies (I1...
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d-Block elements- Introduction

“The elements in which the last differentiating electron enters into the d-orbitals of the penultimate shell i.e. (n–1) d where n is the last...
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The Transition Elements (d-Block) – General Properties

 Properties of d-Block elements: Atomic Radii of d-Block elements: The atomic radii of the transition metals lie in-between those of s- and p-block elements. Generally,...