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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Silicon vs Chromium

Compare Silicon and Chromium

Compare Silicon and Chromium 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 Chromium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Si vs Cr 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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Chromium
24
Cr
51.9961
Solid
Silver
transition metal
6
chromium family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d5 4s1
1907 °C
2671 °C
2, 8, 13, 1
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Neighborhood Elements of Chromium

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 Chromium was discovered by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin in year 1797 in France. Chromium derived its name derived its name from from the Greek word chroma, meaning 'color'

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
1.5e-05
2e-05
0.003
0.00014
6×10-8%
3×10-6%

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
166 pm
7.2823669467787 cm3
127 pm
N/A
3.1
chromium Spectrum
291, 291, 291 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

chromium 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
24
24
24
51.9961
27.9961
2, 8, 13, 1
[Ar] 3d5 4s1
3d5 4s1
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
7S3
chromium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
28Si, 29Si, 30Si.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
50Cr, 52Cr, 53Cr, 54Cr.

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
6
1.66
64.3 kJ/mol
652.9, 1590.6, 2987, 4743, 6702, 8744.9, 15455, 17820, 20190, 23580, 26130, 28750, 34230, 37066, 97510, 1.058×105, 1.143×105, 1.253×105, 1.347×105, 1.443×105, 1.577×105 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
7.14 g/cm3
7.2823669467787

 

279 GPa
115 GPa
160 GPa
0.21


 

8.5 MPa
1060 MPa
1120 MPa

 

7.9×106 S/m
1.3×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

94 W/(m K)
4.9×10-6 K-1

 

Antiferromagnetic
N/A
4.45×10-8
2.314×10-9
0.0003177

 

N/A

 

5940 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)
1907 °C
2671 °C
N/A
N/A

 

20.5 kJ/mol
339 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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4.1
3089
N/A
1
N/A
2
1

 

400 °C
N/A