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An ionic bond forms between a metal and a nonmetal. Ionic bonding transfers electrons.
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Between metals and non metals there is ionic bonding because there is a complete transfer (not sharing) of electrons from the metal to the non metal
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An ionic bond is a type of chemical bond formed through an electrostatic attraction between two oppositely charged ions. Ionic bonds are formed between a cation, which is usually a metal, and an anion, which is usually a nonmetal. Covalent bonding occurs when pairs of electrons are shared by atoms.
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