In chemistry an arsenite
is a chemical compound containing an arsenic oxoanion where arsenic has oxidation state +3. Examples of arsenites include sodium arsenite which contains a polymeric linear anion, [AsO2−
, and silver arsenite, Ag3
, which contains the trigonal, AsO33−
anion. The arsenite ion is sometimes called ortho-arsenite.
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