|MadSci Network: Chemistry|
Yes,you are right. Ionic compounds ,such as NaCl and KCl, can also melt once the temperature reachs the melting point. Their m.p. is generally very high .The melting point of NaCl is 1074K(CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, the 66th edition,1985/86). In industry, the meltal Na is prepared from the electrlysis of the melted solution of NaCl.
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