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name Silicon
latin Silicium
french Silicium
german Silicium
symbol Si
proton number 14
atomic weight 28.0855
Pauling electronegativity 1.9
electronic configuration [Ne] 3s23p2
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melting point 1687 K, 1414°C, 2577°F
boiling point 3173 K, 2900°C, 5252°F
group 14
period 3
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states -4, +2, +4
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Discoverer

Year of discovery Discoverer
1824 Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779-1848)

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