Home

Cite

Carbon

C Carbon
6
12.011
2
Symbol
C
Atomic Number
6
Atomic Weight
12.011
Element Classification
Discovered By
Known to the ancients
Discovery Date
n/a (Unknown)
Name Origin
Latin: carbo, (charcoal).
Density (g/cc)
2.25 (graphite)
Melting Point (K)
3820
Boiling Point (K)
5100
Appearance
Dense, Black
Atomic Radius (pm)
91
Atomic Volume (cc/mol)
5.3
Covalent Radius (pm)
77
Ionic Radius
16 (+4e) 260 (-4e)
Specific Heat
0.711
Fusion Heat (kJ/mol)
n/a
Evaporation Heat (kJ/mol)
n/a
Thermal Conductivity (@25°C W/m K)
1.59
Debye Temperature (K)
1860.00
Pauling Negativity Number
2.55
First Ionizing Energy (kJ/mol)
1085.7
Oxidation States
4, 2, -4
Electronic Configuration
[He] 2s2 2p2
Lattice Structure
Diagonal(DIA)
Lattice Constant
3.570
Lattice C/A Ratio
n/a

KEY

SEE ALSO

Carbon

Columbia Encyclopedia

PREVIOUS

(B)

NEXT

(N)