Silicon

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Science
Subject:
Chemical Elements

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Silicon

Silicon was discovered by Jons Jacob Berzelius in 1824. This metalloid is semi-metalic with a dark gray & bluish tent.

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Atomic Number: 14 Atomic Mass: 28.09

Silicon is one of the most useful elements. Forms of silicon can be used to make brick,concrete, glass, silicon chips, watches, clocks, and in heat resistant non-stick pans.

Find me in the crust and in the sky; in the sidewalk and in the spectacles aiding your eyes; find me as you do your computing and in the polymers help your cooking. Now find the fact of where we would be at without that of silicon. Cost: $0.50 for 1 gram

Silicon makes up 25.7% of the earth's crust by weight and is the second most abundant element, just below oxygen.

Silicon has 25 total isotopes. It has 2 isomers, 20 radioactive isotopes, and 3 stable isotopes.


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