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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Silicon vs Tungsten

Compare Silicon and Tungsten

Compare Silicon and Tungsten 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 Tungsten with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Si vs W 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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Tungsten
74
W
183.84
Solid
Gray
transition metal
6
chromium family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d4 6s2
3422 °C
5555 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 12, 2
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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 Tungsten was discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in year 1783 in Spain. Tungsten derived its name derived its name from from the Swedish tung sten, 'heavy stone' (W is wolfram, the old name of the tungsten mineral wolframite)

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
5×10-8%
4×10-7%
1.2e-07
1.1e-06
1.2×10-8%
N/A

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
193 pm
9.5501298701299 cm3
146 pm
N/A
18.4
tungsten Spectrum
316.52, 316.52, 316.52 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

tungsten 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
74
74
74
183.84
109.84
2, 8, 18, 32, 12, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d4 6s2
5d4 6s2
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
5D0
tungsten Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
28Si, 29Si, 30Si.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
180W, 182W, 183W, 184W, 186W.

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
2.36
78.6 kJ/mol
770, 1.7×103 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
19.25 g/cm3
9.5501298701299

 

411 GPa
161 GPa
310 GPa
0.28


 

7.5 MPa
3430 MPa
2570 MPa

 

2×107 S/m
5×10-8 m Ω
0.015

 

170 W/(m K)
4.5×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
4.59×10-9
8.44×10-10
8.84e-05

 

N/A

 

5174 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)
3422 °C
5555 °C
N/A
0.015

 

35 kJ/mol
800 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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RTECSYO7175000
4.1
3089
N/A
2
N/A
1
1

 

N/A
N/A