2nd October 2019


What is the formula of calcium?

PubChem CID:5460341
Chemical Names:Calcium; 7440-70-2; UNII-SY7Q814VUP; HSDB 273; EINECS 231-179-5; UN1401 More
Molecular Formula:Ca
Molecular Weight:40.078 g/mol

Also know, is caf2 a solid?

Calcium fluoride is the inorganic compound of the elements calcium and fluorine with the formula CaF2. It is a white insoluble solid. It occurs as the mineral fluorite (also called fluorspar), which is often deeply coloured owing to impurities.

Is oxygen and calcium an ionic compound?

The ionic formula for calcium oxide is simply CaO. The Calcium ion is an Alkaline earth metal and wants to give up the 2 s orbital elections and become a +2 cation. Oxygen has six valence electrons and is looking to gain two electrons to complete the octet (8) electron count in the valence shell making it a -2 anion.
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