Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 12 - Solids and Modern Materials - Exercises - Page 522: 12.13c


$ZrO_{2}$ is an ionic solid.

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$ZrO_{2}$ is composed of a $Zr^{2+}$ cation and an $O^{2-}$ anion, meaning it is an ionic solid. Moreover, it has a high melting point (2677$^{\circ}$C), a quality shared by ionic solids.
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