Mon November 14, 2011 By:

Why lanthanides renamed as lanthanoids ?

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Tue November 15, 2011

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) currently recommends using the names lanthanoid and actinoid, rather than the earlier terms lanthanide and actinide, because the suffix "-ide" is generally used for anions.


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