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name Carbon
latin Carboneum
french Carbone
german Kohlenstoff
symbol C
proton number 6
atomic weight 12.0107
Pauling electronegativity 2.55
electronic configuration [He] 2s22p2
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melting point 3800 K, 3527°C, 6380°F
boiling point 4300 K, 4027°C, 7280°F
group 14
period 2
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states -4, +2, +4
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This element has been known since ancient times. The particular discoverer is not known.

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