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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

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    RMgX is an ionic compound although it may be more complex than RMg^+ and X^-.

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