What is the structure of the magnesium salt that is created as a byproduct of the Grignard reaction:
bromobenzene + mg = phenylmagnesium bromide
phenylmagnesium bromide + benzophenone = triphenylmethanol
Organic Chemistry - DrBob222, Monday, November 16, 2009 at 6:28pm
RMgX is an ionic compound although it may be more complex than RMg^+ and X^-.