Meaning of ANTIMONY in English


Name: antimony

Symbol: Sb

Atomic number: 51

Atomic weight: 121.760 (1) g

Group in periodic table: 15

Group name: Pnictogen

Period in periodic table: 5

Block in periodic table: p-block

CAS registry ID: 7440-36-0

Metallic antimony is an extremely brittle metal of a flaky, crystalline texture. It is bluish white and has a metallic lustre. It is not acted on by air at room temperature, but burns brilliantly when heated with the formation of white fumes. It is a poor conductor of heat and electricity.

Antimony and its compounds are toxic. It is found mostly with other minerals and in stibnite.

Chemistry of the elements English vocabulary.      Английский словарь химии элементов.