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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Silicon vs Cobalt

Compare Silicon and Cobalt

Compare Silicon and Cobalt 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 Cobalt with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Si vs Co 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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Cobalt
27
Co
58.9332
Solid
Gray
transition metal
9
cobalt family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d7 4s2
1495 °C
2927 °C
2, 8, 15, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Cobalt

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 Cobalt was discovered by Georg Brandt in year 1735 in Sweden. Cobalt derived its name derived its name from from the German word Kobold, meaning 'goblin'

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
3e-06
4e-06
0.00059
3e-05
8×10-9%
2×10-6%

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
152 pm
6.6217078651685 cm3
126 pm
N/A
37.2
cobalt Spectrum
250.71, 250.71, 406.95 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

cobalt 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
27
27
27
58.9332
31.9332
2, 8, 15, 2
[Ar] 3d7 4s2
3d7 4s2
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5
4F9/2
cobalt Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
28Si, 29Si, 30Si.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
59Co.

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
4
1.88
63.7 kJ/mol
760.4, 1648, 3232, 4950, 7670, 9840, 12440, 15230, 17959, 26570, 2.94×104, 3.24×104, 3.66×104, 3.97×104, 4.28×104, 49396, 52737, 134810, 145170, 1.547×105, 1.674×105 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
8.9 g/cm3
6.6217078651685

 

209 GPa
75 GPa
180 GPa
0.31


 

5 MPa
1043 MPa
700 MPa

 

1.7×107 S/m
6×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

100 W/(m K)
0.000013 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
1394 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

4720 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)
1495 °C
2927 °C
N/A
N/A

 

16.2 kJ/mol
375 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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RTECSGF8750000
4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A