What Is a Monoatomic Ion?

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A monatomic ion is formed from a single atom after electrons have been lost or gained. It may also consist of several atoms from the same element. Examples of monatomic ions include H+, Na+ and Li2+ among others.
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There are two types of ions. There is the monoatomic which is a simple ion that exists as a single atom. Then there is polyatomic that has two or more atoms joined ...
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