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Phosphorus is a chemical element with symbol P and atomic number 15. As an element .... Owing to its pyrophoricity, white phosphorus is used as an additive in ... the resulting product is more stabl...

The Nitrogen Family: PHOSPHORUS!!

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Phosphorus got its name because it glows in the dark. ... Black phosphorus is the least reactive, does not ignite easily and has the least commercial value.

Phosphorus - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic ...

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Element Phosphorus (P), Group 15, Atomic Number 15, p-block, Mass 30.974. ... Origin of the name, The name is derived from the Greek 'phosphoros', meaning ...

Chemistry for Kids: Elements - Phosphorus - Ducksters

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Where did phosphorus get its name? Phosphorus gets its name from the Greek word "phosphoros" meaning "bringer of light." Henning Brandt picked this name ...

Phosphorus - Chemicool

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Phosphorus's properties, interesting facts, discovery, videos, images, states, energies, ... He did not reveal his method publicly, choosing instead to sell it to Johann Daniel ... <sup>(3)</sup>. The name comes from the Greek word 'phosphoros' meaning bringer of light. ... Red phosphorus needs friction to ignite it, hence its use in ...

Facts About Phosphorus - Live Science

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Jan 5, 2015 ... White phosphorus is waxy and gives off a slight glow in air, according to the Royal Society of Chemistry. It's also capable of self-igniting in air ...

phosphorus Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Phosphorus and its compounds may have been known before Brand's discovery. ... The new element seemed to be a way of getting rich and becoming famous. ... It does not dissolve well in water, although it does dissolve in other liquids, such as ... The number written to the right of the element's name is the mass number.

Phosphorus»the essentials [WebElements Periodic Table]

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When exposed to sunlight, or when heated in its own vapour to 250°C, it is ... This form does not ignite spontaneously and it is a little less dangerous than ... word " phosphoros" meaning "bringer of light" (an ancient name for the planet Venus?) ...

What is Phosphorus? - The Periodic Table

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Info about the element Phosphorus includes the definition, classification, ... in colour from orange to purple, due to slight variations in its chemical structure. ... The name originates from the Greek words phos meaning light and phoros ... The safety aspect was that the match did not contain all the elements for combustion.

Chemical Elements.com - Phosphorus (P)

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Name: Phosphorus Symbol: P Atomic Number: 15. Atomic Mass: 30.97376 amu. Melting Point: 44.1 °C (317.25 K, 111.38 °F) Boiling Point: 280.0 °C (553.15 K, ...

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It's Elemental - The Element Phosphorus

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What's in a name? From the Greek word for light bearing, phosphoros. Say what? Phosphorus is pronounced as FOS-fer-es. History and Uses: In what is ...

Phosphorus, Chemical Element - reaction, water, uses, elements ...

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Phosphorus and its compounds may have been known before Brand's discovery. ... The new element seemed to be a way of getting rich and becoming famous. ... It does not dissolve well in water, although it does dissolve in other liquids, such as ... The number written to the right of the element's name is the mass number.

#15 - Phosphorus - P

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Name, Phosphorus. Symbol, P. Atomic Number, 15. Atomic Mass, 30.974 atomic mass units. Number of Protons, 15. Number of Neutrons, 16. Number of ...