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    So it says in my book that coloured inorganic compounds contain transition metal ions. But what about organic compounds. What causes colour in them? I know this isn't needed for A2 but I'm just curious.
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    So it says in my book that coloured inorganic compounds contain transition metal ions. But what about organic compounds. What causes colour in them? I know this isn't needed for A2 but I'm just curious.
    Usually extensive conjugation (alternating double and single bonds)
 
 
 
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