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Which of the following statements regarding Boron is not correct ?

$\begin {array} {1 1} (A)\;\text{Boron has high melting and boiling points} \\ (B)\;\text{The hydrides of boron are known as boranes } \\ (C)\;\text{The structure of $B_2H_6$ is $ H_3B - BH_3$} \\ (D)\;\text{In borax , two boron atoms are in triangular geometry and two boron atoms are in tetrahedral geometry} \end {array}$

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The structure of $B_2H_6$ is
The two $BH_2$ groups lie in the same plane while the two bridging hydrogen atoms lie in a plane perpendicular to this plane.
Hence option (C) is the correct answer.
answered Jul 25, 2014 by thanvigandhi_1
edited Jul 28, 2014 by thanvigandhi_1

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