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Hydronium Ion Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Hydronium Ion

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This is the Lewis structure or electron dot diagram for the hydronium ion.

This is the Lewis structure or electron dot diagram for the hydronium ion.

Anne Helmenstine This image depicts the distribution of electric potential across the hydronium cation.

This image depicts the distribution of electric potential across the hydronium cation.

Ben Mills The hydronium cation is the simplest type of oxonium ion.

The hydronium cation is the simplest type of oxonium ion. The ion is made by adding another hydrogen to water.

Jacek FH, Wikipedia Commons

Hydronium Ion Definition: name given to the H3O+cation, derived from the protonation of water. The hydronium ion is the simplest type of oxonium ion.

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