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GEOMETRICAL ISOMERS: CIS(violet) & TRANS(green)
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Geometrical Isomers: Cis and Trans compounds
An aqueous solution of the deep violet cis compound reacts in about 3 hours changing to magenta and then rose red as H2O molecules displace Cl- ions attached to Co. The trans compound color shift from green to rose is slower, taking about 16 hours.
Copyright:© 2010 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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