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

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 […]