Iron

Fe Iron
26
55.847
4
Symbol
Fe
Atomic Number
26
Atomic Weight
55.847
Element Classification
Discovered By
Known to the ancients.
Discovery Date
n/a (Unknown)
Name Origin
Anglo-Saxon: iron; symbol from Latin: ferrum (iron).
Density(g/cc)
7.874
Melting Point
1808
Boiling Point(K)
3023
Appearance
Malleable, ductile, silvery-white metal
Atomic Radius(pm)
126
Atomic Volume(cc/mol)
7.1
Covalent Radius(pm)
117
Ionic Radius
64 (+3e) 74 (+2e)
Specific Heat
0.443
Fusion Heat
13.8
Evaporation Heat(kj/mol)
~340
Thermal Conductivity(@25°C W/m K)
80.4
Debye Temperature
460.00
Pauling Negativity Number
1.83
First Ionizing Energy(kj/mol)
759.1
Oxidation States
6, 3, 2, 0, -2
Electronic Configuration
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
Lattice Structure
Body-Centered Cubic(BCC)
Lattice Constant
2.870
Lattice C/A Ratio
n/a

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