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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Silicon vs Actinium

Compare Silicon and Actinium

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

Facts

Silicon
14
Si
28.0855
Solid
Gray
metalloid
14
carbon family 
3
p
[Ne] 3s2 3p2
1414 °C
2.9×103 °C
2, 8, 4
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Neighborhood Elements of Silicon
Actinium
89
Ac
227
Solid
Silver
actinide
N/A
 
7
f
[Rn] 6d1 7s2
1050 °C
3200 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Actinium

History

History
The element Silicon was discovered by Jöns Jacob Berzelius in year 1824 in Sweden. Silicon derived its name from from the Latin silex, 'flint' (originally silicium)
The element Actinium was discovered by Friedrich Oskar Giesel in year 1899 in France. Actinium derived its name derived its name from from the Greek aktis, 'ray'

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
0.0007
0.0009
0.14
0.27
1e-06
0.00026
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
None

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

111 pm
12.053862660944 cm3
111 pm
210 pm
171
silicon Spectrum
543.09, 543.09, 543.09 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fd_ 3m
227

Tetrahedral Packing

silicon Crystal Structure
195 pm
22.542204568024 cm3
N/A
N/A
810
actinium Spectrum
567, 567, 567 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

actinium 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
14
14
14
28.0855
14.0855
2, 8, 4
[Ne] 3s2 3p2
3s2 3p2
-4;-3;-2;-1  1;2;3;4
3P0
silicon Shells
89
89
89
227
138
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 9, 2
[Rn] 6d1 7s2
6d1 7s2
 3
2D3/2
actinium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
28Si, 29Si, 30Si.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
None.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

4
1.9
133.6 kJ/mol
786.5, 1577.1, 3231.6, 4355.5, 16091, 19805, 23780, 29287, 33878, 38726 kJ/mol
3
1.1
N/A
499, 1170 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

2.33 g/cm3
12.053862660944

 

47 GPa
N/A
100 GPa
N/A


 

6.5 MPa
N/A
N/A

 

1×103 S/m
0.001 m Ω
N/A

 

150 W/(m K)
2.6×10-6 K-1

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-1.6×10-9
-4.49×10-11
-3.73×10-6

 

N/A

 

2.2×103 m/s
10.07 g/cm3
22.542204568024

 

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


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

12 W/(m K)
N/A

 

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

 

N/A

 

N/A

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1414 °C
2.9×103 °C
N/A
N/A

 

50.2 kJ/mol
359 kJ/mol
-9055 J/(kg K)
1050 °C
3200 °C
N/A
N/A

 

14 kJ/mol
400 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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RTECSVW0400000
4.1
1346
N/A
0
N/A
1
0

 

150 °C
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