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Encyclopedia > Periodic table block

A block of the periodic table of elements is a set of adjacent groups. The respective highest-energy electrons in each element in a block belong to the same atomic orbital type. Each block is named after its characteristic orbital; thus, the blocks are:


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Lists of Elements
Name | Atomic symbol | Atomic number | Boiling point | Melting point | Density | Atomic mass
Group | Period | Series | Block

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Chemistry: Periodic Table and More (0 words)
Periodic Table first discovered in 1869 by Dmitry I. Mendeleyev is a way of presenting all the elements so as to show their similarities and differences.
The number of electrons in outer shell is the same as the number of the group (e.g.
The block of elements between groups II and III are called transition metals.
Periodic Table - Search View - MSN Encarta (1213 words)
Periodic Table, table of the chemical elements arranged to illustrate patterns of recurring chemical and physical properties.
The periodic table has been published in various shapes and sizes, but the most commonly used modern form begins with a column of group 1 metals on the left-hand side, followed by a column of group 2 alkaline earth metals.
His version of the table was the first to accommodate all the known elements and also successfully predicted the existence of several elements that had not yet been discovered.
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