Silicon is the fourteenth element of the periodic table and has a symbol of Si. It has an atomic weight of 28.085 and is very common in the earth's crust, making up a whole 90 percent. It is usually used as compounds with many other elements, especially Carbon. It is widely used in eletronics and is often also used to purify Aluminium. Overall, it has a large impact in modern day works.

Name: Silicon

Atomic number: 14

Atomic weight: 28.085

Elemental Category: Metalloid


Colour: silver

Melting point: 1414 C, 2577 F

Boiling point: 3265 C, 5909 F

Previous element: Aluminium Next element: Phosphorus