In bridging complexes, an exchange of non-bridging ligands between two metal cations gives rise to coordination position isomerism. But what if there is an exchange of bridging and non-bridging ligands between two metal cations instead? This gives rise to what isomerism?

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    $\begingroup$ Well, you get a different complex, don't you? $\endgroup$
    – Mithoron
    Apr 3 at 19:55
  • $\begingroup$ I don't find the subdivision of isomerism (beyond the traditional) very helpful. In most cases, you'll probably have diastereomers and this is something you can actually take information from. Whether or not you can give them another label is (chemically) not important. $\endgroup$ Apr 3 at 22:58


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