Silicon Facts

Silicon is the 14th element of the periodic table. These silicon facts contain chemical and physical data along with general information and history. Basic Silicon Facts Name: Silicon Atomic Number: 14 Element Symbol: Si Group: 14 Period: 3 Block: p Element Family: Metalloid or Semi-metal Atomic Mass: [28.084; 28.086] IUPAC guidelines to reflect the physical and chemical history of the magnesium […]

Avogadro Project Silicon Sphere

Nonmetal Elements

List of Nonmetals 8

The nonmetal elements occupy the upper righthand corner of the periodic table. These elements have similar chemical properties that differ from the elements considered metals. The nonmetal element group is a subset of these elements. The nonmetal element group consists of hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, sulfur and selenium. Hydrogen […]

List of Metalloids or Semimetals 3

Metalloids, also known as semimetals are elements containing properties similar and midway between metals and nonmetals. They are found to divide the periodic table between the metals on the left and the nonmetals on the right. Metalloids often have the following properties: could be dull or shiny conducts heat and […]