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    Do transition metal ions appear coloured like how transition complex ions appear?
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    Do transition metal ions appear coloured like how transition complex ions appear?
    Can someone explain how each colour arises in both.
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    Yes. But you have to understand that aqueous transition metals are complex ions with H2O as the ligand.

    More information on transition metals and colour: http://www.chemguide.co.uk/inorganic...ns/colour.html.
 
 
 

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