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Definition [ edit ]
Could someone please explain the phrase "and Y is any X, or a true halogen"?
—Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 ( talk) 18:19, 13 June 2010 (UTC)
It means: Y can be either a pseudohalogen or a true halogen. --
kupirijo ( talk) 11:21, 13 February 2011 (UTC)
Azidodithiocarbonate [ edit ]
Although symmetric, I do not think azidodithiocarbonate is a pseudohalogen. Your opinion please. --
kupirijo ( talk) 11:30, 13 February 2011 (UTC)
ReH 9 2−? [ edit ]
It's been described as resembling the halogens (this was when it was still thought to be Re
−). Double sharp ( talk) 05:55, 16 August 2013 (UTC)
Similarly for auride (Au
−), come to think of it. Is platinide (Pt 2−) thus a pseudochalcogen? Double sharp ( talk) 07:09, 25 November 2013 (UTC)
Isn't hydroxyl-ion a pseudo-halogen as well? In rocks it widely substitutes for halogen ions.
— Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 ( talk) 00:49, 20 January 2016 (UTC)