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Do metallic bonds share electrons?

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March 10, 2011 6:45AM

Yes

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The three types of chemical bonds are Ionic bonds, Covalent bonds, and Metallic bonds. Three types of chemical bonds include the ionic bond, the covalent bond, and metallic bond. Ionic occur between oppositely charged ions, covalent bonds occure when atoms share electrons. Metallic bonds form in metals. Basicaly, in metals, the atoms of each metal share their electrons in a "sea of electrons."

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they share all of their valence electrons

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* Ionic Bonds (electrons are transferred) * Covalent Bonds (electrons are shared) * Molecular Bonds (glycosidic linkages, peptide bondage, etc.) The two main types of bonds formed between atoms are ionic bonds and covalent bonds. A covalent bond is formed when atoms share valence electrons. The atoms do not always share the electrons equally, so a polar covalent bond may be the result. When electrons are shared by two metallic atoms a metallic bond may be formed.

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Metallic Bond A better example is the covalent bond, even though electrons are also shared in metallic bonds. Metals do not control their shared electrons well, and the electrons move around easily - thus electrical conductivity. In covalent bonds, the electrons are held very tightly, and the sharing is well defined.

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Note: All reference to electrons are to valence electrons. There are three types of bonds; covalent, ionic, and metallic. In covalent bonds, atoms share electrons. In ionic bonds, one atom gives its electron to the other. In metallic bonds (mostly used by metals), the electrons free-float and attract all the protons to each other. Covalent bonds are the easiest to make, and to break.

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Covalent bonds are the type of bonds that occur when atoms share electrons.

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Metallic bonds are typical for metals.

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Covalent (molecular) bonds share electrons, while ionic bonds transfer electrons.

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Metallic bonds have a 'sea' of free electrons but a covalent bond is formed by sharing a pair of electrons.

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Metallic bonds are the electrostatic forces of attraction between the cations and the sea of delocalised electrons in the metallic lattice.

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Covalent Bonds share electrons and ionic bonds transfer electrons.

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Covalent- Strongest (Split up into polar and nonpolar) Ionic Hydrogen- Weakest Three types of chemical bonds include the ionic bond, the covalent bond, and metallic bond. Ionic occur between oppositely charged ions, covalent bonds occure when atoms share electrons. Metallic bonds form in metals. Basicaly, in metals, the atoms of each metal share their electrons in a "sea of electrons."

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Atoms share electrons in covalent bonds.

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Metallic bonds are formed between metal atoms which feature a 'pool of electrons'. Metals form ionic bonds with strong non metals. Non metals form covalent bonds with other non metals.

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Covalent bonds share electrons.

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are formed by electrons that are delocalized throughout the object bonded by the metallic bonds.

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Metallic bonds don't really have a shape. They are sometimes described as a cloud or sea of electrons.

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Yes, metallic bonds conduct electricity. A characteristic of metallic bonds is that a number offree electrons are unbound in the structure. These electrons are available to support current flow. Another way to look at metallic bonds is that the bonds leave a number of electrons at energies up in the conduction band. As these electrons are already in the conduction band, any applied voltage will move them, and they'll support current flow.

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Convalent bonds (atoms all sharing their electrons), metallic bonds (a rigid crystal lattice bond), and ionic bonds (opposite electric charges-cation=+ anion=--that bond).

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Covalent bonds SHARE electrons. Ionic bonds TRANSFER electrons.

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The two main types of bonds formed between atoms are ionic bonds and covalent bonds. An ionic bond is formed when one atom accepts or donates one or more of its valence electrons to another atom. A covalent bond is formed when atoms share valence electrons. The atoms do not always share the electrons equally, so a polar covalent bond may be the result. When electrons are shared by two metallic atoms a metallic bond may be formed. In a covalent bond, electrons are shared between two atoms. The electrons that participate in metallic bonds may be shared between any of the metal atoms in the region.

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Atoms share electrons when they form covalent bonds.

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The valence electrons in metals are combined by metallic bonds.