What type of oxide would Eka– aluminium form?

(a) EO3

(b) E2 O2

(c) E2 O3

(d) EO



  • Eka-Aluminium was the name given to gallium , by Mendeleev, before it was discovered.
  • Galium is similar to aluminium since they belong to the same group.  
  • Aluminum forms oxide in the form of Al 2 O 3 , eka aluminium will also form oxide in the form of E 2 O 3

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Therefore, the correct option is (c) E 2 O 3

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