Lead carbonate facts for kids
Lead carbonate is a compound composed of lead and carbonate ions. It contains lead in the +2 oxidation state. It is made by mixing lead(II) acetate and carbon dioxide. It does not dissolve in water. It is poisonous because it has lead in it. It produces lead(II) oxide when heated.
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Pb site in PbCO3, highlighting seven-coordination and the presence of one bidentate carbonate ligand for each Pb center.
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