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Query on IUPAC nomenclature of coordination complexes

  1. Jul 13, 2018 at 4:28 PM #1

    Wrichik Basu

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    I could finally get a copy of the Red Book 2005 from a library. In the chapter dedicated to nomenclature of coordinate complexes, while explaining the κ-system of specifying donor atoms, the following two examples were given (among many others):

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    Can anyone explain how the naming is done for the two compounds (labelled 2 and 3 in the picture)? The problem that I am facing is with the closed rings. From where is the naming started?
     
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