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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Selenium vs Sulfur

Compare Selenium and Sulfur

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

Facts

Selenium
34
Se
78.96
Solid
Gray
other nonmetal
16
oxygen family 
4
p
[Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p4
221 °C
685 °C
2, 8, 18, 6
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Neighborhood Elements of Selenium
Sulfur
16
S
32.065
Solid
Yellow
other nonmetal
16
oxygen family 
3
p
[Ne] 3s2 3p4
115.21 °C
444.72 °C
2, 8, 6
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Neighborhood Elements of Sulfur

History

History
The element Selenium was discovered by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in year 1817 in Sweden. Selenium derived its name from from the Greek selene, meaning 'moon'
The element Sulfur was discovered by Ancient china in year 500 BC in unknown place. Sulfur derived its name derived its name from from the Latin word sulphur, 'fire and brimstone'

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
3×10-6%
N/A
1.3e-05
5×10-6%
4.5×10-8%
5×10-6%
0.0005
0.0004
0.04
0.00042
0.00093
0.002

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

103 pm
16.385142145673 cm3
116 pm
190 pm
11.7
selenium Spectrum
905.4, 908.3, 1160.1 pm
π/2, 1.58493, π/2
P121/c1
14

Simple Monoclinic

selenium Crystal Structure
88 pm
16.359693877551 cm3
102 pm
180 pm
0.52
sulfur Spectrum
1043.7, 1284.5, 2436.9 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fddd
70

Face Centered Orthorhombic

sulfur 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
34
34
34
78.96
44.96
2, 8, 18, 6
[Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p4
4s2 4p4
-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
3P2
selenium Shells
16
16
16
32.065
16.065
2, 8, 6
[Ne] 3s2 3p4
3s2 3p4
-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
3P2
sulfur Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
74Se, 76Se, 77Se, 78Se, 80Se.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
32S, 33S, 34S, 36S.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

6
2.55
195 kJ/mol
941, 2045, 2973.7, 4144, 6590, 7880, 14990 kJ/mol
6
2.58
200 kJ/mol
999.6, 2252, 3357, 4556, 7004.3, 8495.8, 27107, 31719, 36621, 43177 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

4.819 g/cm3
16.385142145673

 

10 GPa
3.7 GPa
8.3 GPa
0.33


 

2 MPa
N/A
736 MPa

 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

0.52 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-4×10-9
-3.16×10-10
-1.93e-05

 

1.000895

 

3350 m/s
1.96 g/cm3
16.359693877551

 

N/A
N/A
7.7 GPa
N/A


 

2 MPa
N/A
N/A

 

1×10-15 S/m
1×1015 m Ω
N/A

 

0.205 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-6.2×10-9
-1.99×10-10
-1.22e-05

 

1.001111

 

N/A

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

221 °C
685 °C
1766 K
N/A

 

5.4 kJ/mol
26 kJ/mol
{"N/A", "N/A", "N/A"} J/(kg K)
115.21 °C
444.72 °C
1314 K
N/A

 

1.73 kJ/mol
9.8 kJ/mol
{"N/A", "N/A", "N/A", "N/A", "N/A", "N/A"} J/(kg K)

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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{N/A, 6.1, N/A}
"N/A", {2658}, "N/A"
{N/A, N/A, N/A}
{N/A, 0, N/A}
N/ A, N/ A, N/ A
{N/A, 2, N/A}
{N/A, 0, N/A}

 

N/A
N/A
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{N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A}
N/ A, N/ A, N/ A, N/ A, N/ A, N/ A
{N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A}
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N/A
N/A