Sodium chloride is a compound. It is composed of sodium ions and chloride ions bonded together in an ionic structure. Electrical charges between the positively charged sodium ions and the negatively charged chloride ions... More »

Sodium chloride, which is regular table salt, becomes an electrolyte, when it dissolves in water or another ionizing solvent. In its solid form, sodium chloride is not an electrolyte. More »

Sodium chloride is composed of approximately 60 percent chloride and 40 percent sodium elements. Commonly known as table salt, it is a white-colored or transparent water-soluble crystalline solid with the chemical symbol... More »

After hydrogen and oxygen, the two most abundant or "common" elements dissolved in seawater are sodium and chloride, which combine to form salt. The salinity of seawater is measured by grams of salt per liter of water, w... More »

In a molecule of sodium chloride, which has the chemical formula NaCl, there are two atoms: one atom each of sodium and chloride. Sodium chloride is an ionic compound formed by the reaction of the metal sodium and the no... More »

For commercial use today, sodium is extracted from a combination of molten sodium chloride and calcium chloride through the Down's process. This is an electrolysis process in which an electric current goes through this m... More »

Magnesium chloride is an ionic compound. Ionic bonds are created between ions, which are positively and negatively charged atoms. More »