Salt Crystals Dalton

Salt Crystals

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Kit NamePart # INSTRUCTIONS/LAB ACTIVITESDescriptionPrice US $
Kit Contents:
40 silver 6-hole sodium ion centers
40 green 6-hole chloride ion centers
158 bonds
Assembly instruction PDF on this website.

The kit demonstrates the halite, or rock salt ionic structure.

The unit cell (cubic face centered for both the sodium and chloride ions) is easily observed using this model. The coordination number of 6, for cation and for anion, is also easy to demonstrate.