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Map: Inorganic Chemistry (Housecroft)

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  • Inorganic chemistry deals with the synthesis and behavior ofinorganic and organometallic compounds. This field covers all chemical compounds except the myriad organic compounds (carbon based compounds, usually containing C-H bonds), which are the subjects of organic chemistry.

    Thumbnail: The ball-and-stick model of diisobutylaluminium hydride, showing aluminium as pink, carbon as black, and hydrogen as white. Image used with permission (Public Domain; Benjah-bmm27).