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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Silicon vs Calcium

Compare Silicon and Calcium

Compare Silicon and Calcium 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 Calcium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Si vs Ca 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
Calcium
20
Ca
40.078
Solid
Silver
alkaline earth metal
2
beryllium family 
4
s
[Ar] 4s2
842 °C
1484 °C
2, 8, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Calcium

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 Calcium was discovered by Humphry Davy in year 1808 in United Kingdom. Calcium derived its name derived its name from from the Latin calx, meaning 'lime'

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
7e-05
7e-05
0.011
0.05
4.2e-06
0.014

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
194 pm
25.856774193548 cm3
174 pm
N/A
0.43
calcium Spectrum
558.84, 558.84, 558.84 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

calcium 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
20
20
20
40.078
20.078
2, 8, 8, 2
[Ar] 4s2
4s2
 1;2
1S0
calcium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
28Si, 29Si, 30Si.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
40Ca, 42Ca, 43Ca, 44Ca, 46Ca.

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
2
1
2.37 kJ/mol
589.8, 1145.4, 4912.4, 6491, 8153, 10496, 12270, 14206, 18191, 20385, 57110 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
1.55 g/cm3
25.856774193548

 

20 GPa
7.4 GPa
17 GPa
0.31


 

1.75 MPa
N/A
167 MPa

 

2.9×107 S/m
3.4×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

200 W/(m K)
0.0000223 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.38×10-8
5.531×10-10
2.139e-05

 

N/A

 

3810 m/s

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)
842 °C
1484 °C
N/A
N/A

 

8.54 kJ/mol
155 kJ/mol
-990 J/(kg K)

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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4.1
1346
N/A
0
N/A
1
0

 

150 °C
N/A
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N/A
4.2
1855
N/A
1
Water Reactive
3
2

 

N/A
N/A

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