The Periodic Table/17 - Chlorine (Cl)

Element Chlorine (Cl, 17)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Chlorine. Its shemical symbol is Cl and its atomic number is 17. The relative atomic mass of Chlorine is 35.453 u. The elemental classification of Chlorine is Diatomic nonmetals, and it belongs to group 17 and period 3 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Chlorine is 3.214 kg/m3. The melting point of Chlorine is 171.6 Kelvin (-101.4 ℃). The boiling point of Chlorine is 239.1 Kelvin (-33.9 ℃). Chlorine was discovered in the year 1774 by Carl Wilhelm Scheele.

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Data about element Chlorine

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Diatomic nonmetals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
35.453 u
3.214 kg/m3
Melting point
171.6 K   (-101.4 ℃)
Boiling point
239.1 K   (-33.9 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Carl Wilhelm Scheele