Silicon

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Subject:
Chemical Elements
Grade:
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Silicon

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The melting point of silicon is 1,414 degrees celsius, a fairly high melting point.

Who discovered silicon?Jöns Jacob Berzelius, a Swedish chemist, discovered silicon in 1824 by heating chips of potassium in a silica container.

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The boiling point of silicon is 2355 degrees celsius

Where was Silicon discovered?Silicon was discovered in Sweeden.

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What is the density of of silicon?The density of silicon is 2.3296 grams per cubic centimeter

What does silicon look like?Pure silicon is a dark grey color with a metallic shine. Silicon is a sold, and has a definate shape.

How common is silicon?Silicon makes up 28% of the Earth's crust, making it the second most abundant element on Earth, after oxygen.

What things are made of silicon?- Ceramics- Computer chips- Rocks and sand- Glass- Bricks and concrete- Silicon is even in your skeletal system!

What type of element is silicon?Silicon is a metalliod!

Where can i find silicon on the periodic table?Silicon can be found in group 14 and period 3 of the periodic table. Silicon is number 14 and is abbreviated to Si.

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(Structure of a silicon atom)

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