188.8.131.52 Metallic bonding
- Metals consist of giant structures of atoms arranged in a regular pattern.
- The electrons in the outer shell of metal atoms are delocalised and
- so are free to move through the whole structure. The sharing of delocalised electrons gives rise to strong metallic bonds. The bonding in metals may be represented in the following form:
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