The Periodic Table/6 - Carbon (C)

Element Carbon (C, 6)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Carbon. Its shemical symbol is C and its atomic number is 6. The relative atomic mass of Carbon is 12.0107 u. The elemental classification of Carbon is Polyatomic nonmetals, and it belongs to group 14 and period 2 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Carbon is 2250 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Carbon is 0.5 Mohs. The melting point of Carbon is 3800 Kelvin (3527 ℃). The boiling point of Carbon is 4500 Kelvin (4227 ℃). Carbon was discovered in the year ca. 3750 fvt by Forntida egyptier.

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Data about element Carbon

Chemical symbol
C
Element classification
Polyatomic nonmetals
Atomic number
6
Group
14
Period
2
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
12.0107 u
Density
2250 kg/m3
Melting point
3800 K   (3527 ℃)
Boiling point
4500 K   (4227 ℃)
Mineral hardness
0.5 Mohs
Discovered year
ca. 3750 fvt
Discovered by
Forntida egyptier