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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Chlorine vs Magnesium

Compare Chlorine and Magnesium

Compare Chlorine and Magnesium on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Chlorine vs Magnesium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Cl vs Mg on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Chlorine
17
Cl
35.453
Gas
Yellow
halogens
17
fluorine family 
3
p
[Ne] 3s2 3p5
-101.5 °C
-34.04 °C
2, 8, 7
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Magnesium
12
Mg
24.305
Solid
Silver
alkaline earth metal
2
beryllium family 
3
s
[Ne] 3s2
650 °C
1090 °C
2, 8, 2
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History

History
The element Chlorine was discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in year 1774 in Sweden. Chlorine derived its name from from the Greek word chloros, meaning 'greenish yellow'
The element Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in year 1755 in United Kingdom. Magnesium derived its name derived its name from from Magnesia, a district of Eastern Thessaly in Greece

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
1e-06
8e-06
0.00037
0.00017
0.02
0.0012
0.0006
0.0007
0.12
0.029
0.0013
0.00027

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

79 pm
11.030802738021 cm3
99 pm
175 pm
35.3
chlorine Spectrum
622.35, 445.61, 817.85 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Cmca
64

Base Centered Orthorhombic

chlorine Crystal Structure
145 pm
13.984464902186 cm3
130 pm
173 pm
0.063
magnesium Spectrum
320.94, 320.94, 521.08 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

magnesium Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
17
17
17
35.453
18.453
2, 8, 7
[Ne] 3s2 3p5
3s2 3p5
-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7
2P3/2
chlorine Shells
12
12
12
24.305
12.305
2, 8, 2
[Ne] 3s2
3s2
 1;2
1S0
magnesium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
35Cl, 37Cl.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
24Mg, 25Mg, 26Mg.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

5
3.16
349 kJ/mol
1251.2, 2298, 3822, 5158.6, 6542, 9362, 11018, 33604, 3.86×104, 43961 kJ/mol
2
1.31
0 kJ/mol
737.7, 1450.7, 7732.7, 10542.5, 13630, 18020, 21711, 25661, 31653, 35458 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

3.214 g/l
11.030802738021

 

N/A
N/A
1.1 GPa
N/A


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

0.01 S/m
100 m Ω
N/A

 

0.0089 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-7.2×10-9
-5.11×10-10
-2.31×10-8

 

1.000773

 

206 m/s
1.738 g/cm3
13.984464902186

 

45 GPa
17 GPa
45 GPa
0.29


 

2.5 MPa
N/A
260 MPa

 

2.3×107 S/m
4.4×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

160 W/(m K)
8.2×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
6.9×10-9
1.68×10-10
1.2e-05

 

N/A

 

4602 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

-101.5 °C
-34.04 °C
416.9 K
N/A

 

3.2 kJ/mol
10.2 kJ/mol
N/A
650 °C
1090 °C
N/A
N/A

 

8.7 kJ/mol
128 kJ/mol
-668 J/(kg K)

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
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N/A
4.1
2950
N/A
1
N/A
0
1

 

472 °C
500 °C