Phosphorus

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Phosphorus
P
In situ availability:
Necessity:
Atomic number: 15
Atomic mass: 30.973762
group: 15
period: 3
normal phase: Solid
series: Non-metals
density: (white) 1.823 g/cm3
(red) 2.34 g/cm3
(black) 2.69 g/cm3
melting point: (white)
317.3K,
44.2°C,
111.6°F
boiling point: 550K,
277°C,
531°F
CNO
Si ← P → S
GeAsSe
Atomic radius (pm): 100
Bohr radius (pm): 98
Covalent radius (pm): 106
Van der Waals radius (pm): 180
ionic radius (pm): (+5) 17
1st ion potential (eV): 10.49
Electron Configuration
1s2
2s2 2p6
3s2 3p3
Electrons Per Shell
2, 8, 5
Electronegativity: 2.19
Electron Affinity: 0.75
Oxidation states: +/-3, 5, 4
Magnetism: ?
Crystal structure: Cubic

Phosphorus is a Non-metal in group 15.

It has a Cubic crystalline structure.

It is found on the moon in the mineral KREEP. This element has a stable isotope of 31


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