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Aluminium chloride is a halophilic Lewis acid with a very strong affinity for chloride ion to make the stable [AlCl4]– ion.Aluminium chloride will abstract a chloride ion from acetyl chloride (ethanoyl chloride) to give the electrophilic acetyl cation.The chloride ion transfers from carbonyl function to aluminium(III).
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