Comparing Ionic, Metallic and Covalent Bonds

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characteristics of ionic, metallic and covalent bonds and compounds. One side has the characteristic; the other side has the bond/compound type

Has an empirical formula

Ionic bond

Has a molecular formula

Covalent bond

Transfers electrons

Ionic bond

Forms ions

Ionic bond

Held together by electrostatic force

Ionic bond

Has high melting point

Ionic compound

Has high boiling point

Ionic compound

Good conductor of heat and electricity

Ionic compound

metals lose electrons and form cations

Ionic bond

non-metals gain electrons and form anions

Ionic bond

Metal and Non-metal combines

Ionic bond

forms "salts"

Ionic bond

form giant crystalline lattice solids

Ionic bond

formed from non-metals only

Covalent bonds

share electrons

Covalent bonds

held together by mutual attraction for electrons

Covalent bonds

form molecules

Covalent bonds

Have molecular formulas

Covalent bonds

Have low melting points

Covalent compounds

Have low boiling points

Covalent compounds

Non-aqueous solutions do NOT conduct electricity

Covalent compounds

formed from metals

metallic bond

cations held together by sea of mobile valence electrons

metallic bonds

ductile

Metallic compounds

malleable

Metallic compounds

form compact arrangement and orderly patterned crystals

Metallic compounds

shiny/luster

Metallic compounds

Water is a common example

Covalent compound

sodium chloride (table salt) is a common example

Ionic compound

sugar is a common example

Covalent compound

Compound may be solid, liquid or gas at room temperature.

Covalent compound

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