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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Helium vs Iron

Compare Helium and Iron

Compare Helium and Iron 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 Helium vs Iron with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare He vs Fe on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Helium
2
He
4.002602
Gas
Colorless
noble gas
18
helium family or neon family 
1
p
1s2
N/A
-268.93 °C
2
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Iron
26
Fe
55.845
Solid
Gray
transition metal
8
iron family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
1538 °C
2861 °C
2, 8, 14, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Iron

History

History
The element Helium was discovered by Pierre Janssen in year 1895 in Sweden and United Kingdom. Helium derived its name from from the Greek word helios, meaning 'sun'
The element Iron was discovered by unknown in year 2000 BC in unknown place. Iron derived its name derived its name from from English word (ferrum in Latin)

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
0.23
0.23
N/A
5.5×10-7%
7.2×10-10%
N/A
0.0011
0.001
0.22
0.063
3×10-7%
6e-05

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

31 pm
22.423540616247 cm3
32 pm
140 pm
0.007
helium Spectrum
424.2, 424.2, 424.2 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

helium Crystal Structure
156 pm
7.0923291846584 cm3
125 pm
N/A
2.56
iron Spectrum
286.65, 286.65, 286.65 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

iron 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
2
2
2
4.002602
2.002602
2
1s2
1s2
 
1S0
helium Shells
26
26
26
55.845
29.845
2, 8, 14, 2
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
3d6 4s2
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7
5D4
iron Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
3He, 4He.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
54Fe, 56Fe, 57Fe, 58Fe.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

0
N/A
0 kJ/mol
2372.3, 5250.5 kJ/mol
3
1.83
15.7 kJ/mol
762.5, 1561.9, 2957, 5290, 7240, 9560, 12060, 14580, 22540, 25290, 2.8×104, 31920, 34830, 37840, 4.41×104, 47206, 1.222×105, 1.31×105, 1.405×105, 1.526×105, 1.63×105 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

0.1785 g/l
22.423540616247

 

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


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

0.1513 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-5.9×10-9
-2.36×10-11
-1.05×10-9

 

1.000035

 

970 m/s
7.874 g/cm3
7.0923291846584

 

211 GPa
82 GPa
170 GPa
0.29


 

4 MPa
608 MPa
490 MPa

 

1×107 S/m
9.7×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

80 W/(m K)
0.0000118 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
1043 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

4910 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

N/A
-268.93 °C
5.19 K
N/A

 

0.02 kJ/mol
0.083 kJ/mol
N/A
1538 °C
2861 °C
N/A
N/A

 

13.8 kJ/mol
347 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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2.2
1963
N/A
0
N/A
1
0

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSNO4565500
4.1
3089
N/A
1
N/A
1
0

 

100 °C
N/A