The Periodic Table/3 - Lithium (Li)

Element Lithium (Li, 3)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Lithium. Its shemical symbol is Li and its atomic number is 3. The relative atomic mass of Lithium is 6.941 u. The elemental classification of Lithium is Alkali metals, and it belongs to group 1 and period 2 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Lithium is 534 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Lithium is 0.6 Mohs. The melting point of Lithium is 452 Kelvin (179 ℃). The boiling point of Lithium is 1590 Kelvin (1317 ℃). Lithium was discovered in the year 1817 by Johan August Arfwedson.

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Data about element Lithium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Alkali metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
6.941 u
534 kg/m3
Melting point
452 K   (179 ℃)
Boiling point
1590 K   (1317 ℃)
Mineral hardness
0.6 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Johan August Arfwedson