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What were the limitations of Newlands' Law of Octaves?
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Limitation of Newlands' Law of Octaves are as follows:-

  • Newlands' Law of Octaves applicable to elements up to Calcium
  • Newland assumed there are 56 elements in the nature and no more elements would be discovered in the future.
  • To fit elements into table Newland put two elements into one slot. Newland introduced unlike elements with different properties into one column.
  • Iron (Fe) was placed away from elements that resembles in properties. Ex: Nickel and Cobalt.
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