Class 12 Chemistry D and F Block Elements Non-stoichiometric Compounds

Non-stoichiometric Compounds

  • The compounds in which the there is no conformity in chemical composition with the ideal chemical formula are called non-stoichiometric compounds.
  • These compounds are formed due to variable valency in transition metals and also due to the defects arising in solid state.
  • The compounds formed with O, S, Se, Te, Fe, Zn etc. are the examples of such compounds.

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