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[*] posted on 22-3-2014 at 01:00
Why is there no such compound as H3NO4 ?


Of other two group 15 nonmetal elements the main oxoacids are:

Phosphoric Acid: H3PO4
Arsenic Acid: H3AsO4

but no nitric acid with the formula H3NO4 ?
Why does that compound not exist ?
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[*] posted on 22-3-2014 at 02:53


d-orbital absent?



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[*] posted on 22-3-2014 at 04:12


Size is obvious factor.
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[*] posted on 22-3-2014 at 04:13


The orthonitrate ion (but not the acid) exists:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthonitrate




As below, so above.
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