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Element Properties: 30-38 atomic number

ZINC Atomic symbol: Zn Atomic weight: 65.39 Atomic number: 30 Electron configuration: 2-8-18-2 Oxidation states: +2 State of matter: solid Heavy metal, low melting Discovered in the 13th century Boils at 907°C, melts at 419°C Notes: Zinc is a bluish white lustrous metal, stable in dry air. On exposure to moist air, it becomes covered […]

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Element Properties: 23-29 atomic number

VANADIUM Atomic symbol: V Atomic weight: 0.9415 Atomic number: 23 Electron configuration: 2-8-11-2 Oxidation states: +2, +3, +4, +5 State of matter: solid Heavy metal, brittle Discovered in 1801 by Andrès Manuel de Rio Boils at 3000°C, melts at 1890°C Notes: Vanadium is a light gray or white lustrous powder, it does not tarnish in […]

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Element Properties: 16-22 atomic number

SULFUR Atomic symbol: S Atomic weight: 32.066 Atomic number: 16 Electron configuration: 2-8-6 Oxidation states: +4, +6, -2 State of matter: solid Non-metal Discovered in ancient times Boils at 444.7°C, melts at 112.8°C Notes: Because sulfur is the least reactive non-metal at room temperature, much occurs free in nature. Chemically combined, sulfur is found as […]

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Element Properties: 9-15 atomic number

FLUORINE Atomic symbol: F Atomic weight: 18.9984032 Atomic number: 9 Electron configuration: 2-7 Oxidation states: -1 State of matter: gas Non-metal Discovered in 1886 by Henri Moissan Boils at -188°C, freezes at -220°C Notes: Fluorine is the most active member of the halogen family, and produces the most stable compounds. It is very poisonous because […]

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Element Properties: 1-7 atomic number

HYDROGEN Atomic symbol: H Atomic weight: 1.00794 Atomic number: 1 Electron configuration: 1 Oxidation states: ±1 State of matter: gas Alkali metal Discovered in 1790 by Henry Cavendish Boils at-252.8°C, melts at-259.14°C Notes: Hydrogen is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can be flammable or explosive when mixed with air, oxygen, and chlorine. Hydrogen is not very […]

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