The Periodic Table/14 - Silicon (Si)

Element Silicon (Si, 14)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Silicon. Its shemical symbol is Si and its atomic number is 14. The relative atomic mass of Silicon is 28.0855 u. The elemental classification of Silicon is Metalloids, and it belongs to group 14 and period 3 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Silicon is 2330 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Silicon is 6.5 Mohs. The melting point of Silicon is 1680 Kelvin (1407 ℃). The boiling point of Silicon is 2628 Kelvin (2355 ℃). Silicon was discovered in the year 1823 by Jöns Jacob Berzelius.

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Data about element Silicon

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
28.0855 u
2330 kg/m3
Melting point
1680 K   (1407 ℃)
Boiling point
2628 K   (2355 ℃)
Mineral hardness
6.5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Jöns Jacob Berzelius