Is chlorine a compound?

KS Ksnarayanan asked on 21 May 2020, 22:52
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No - it’s an chemical element that normally exists (in pure form) as a diatomic molecule Cl2 , where the two atoms are bonded covalently together. To form compounds (either ionic salts or covalent compounds such as alkyl halides), it has to combine with one or more other elements.

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