The Periodic Table/52 - Tellurium (Te)

Element Tellurium (Te, 52)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Tellurium. Its shemical symbol is Te and its atomic number is 52. The relative atomic mass of Tellurium is 127.60 u. The elemental classification of Tellurium is Metalloids, and it belongs to group 16 and period 5 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Tellurium is 6240 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Tellurium is 2.25 Mohs. The melting point of Tellurium is 723 Kelvin (450 ℃). The boiling point of Tellurium is 1260 Kelvin (987 ℃). Tellurium was discovered in the year 1782 by Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein.

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Data about element Tellurium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
127.60 u
6240 kg/m3
Melting point
723 K   (450 ℃)
Boiling point
1260 K   (987 ℃)
Mineral hardness
2.25 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein