Facts about Bromine
Facts about Bromine - Element included on the Periodic Table
Facts about the Definition of the Element Bromine
The Element Bromine is defined as...
A heavy, volatile, corrosive, reddish-brown, nonmetallic liquid element, having a highly irritating vapor. It is used in producing gasoline antiknock mixtures, fumigants, dyes, and photographic chemicals. The most common uses of Bromine are in Gasoline anti-knock mixtures, Fumigants, Poisons, Dyes, Photographic chemicals, Medicines and Brominated vegetable oil.
Interesting Facts about the Origin and Meaning of the element name Bromine
What are the origins of the word Bromine ?
The name originates from the Greek word 'Bromos' meaning "stench"
Facts about the Classification of the Element Bromine
Bromine is classified as an element in the 'Halogens' section which can be located in group 7 of the Periodic Table. The term "halogen" means "salt-former" and compounds containing halogens are called "salts". The halogens exist, at room temperature, in all three states of matter - Gases such as Fluorine & Chlorine, Solids such as Iodine and Astatine and Liquid as in Bromine.
Brief Facts about the Discovery and History of the Element Bromine
Bromine was discovered by Antoine J. Balard in France in 1826.
Occurrence of the element Bromine in the Atmosphere
Bromine occurs in nature as bromide salts in Sea Water. Its primary producers are USA and Israel
Common Uses of Bromine
Gasoline antiknock mixtures
Brominated vegetable oil
The Properties of the Element Bromine
Name of Element : Bromine
Symbol of Element : Br
Atomic Number of Bromine : 35
Atomic Mass: 79.904 amu
Melting Point: -7.2 °C - 265.95 °K
Boiling Point: 58.78 °C - 331.93 °K
Number of Protons/Electrons in Bromine : 35
Number of Neutrons in Bromine : 45
Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic
Density @ 293 K: 3.119 g/cm3
Color of Bromine : reddish-brown
The element Bromine and the Periodic Table
Find out more facts about Bromine on the Periodic Table which arranges every chemical element according to its atomic number, as based on the periodic law, so that chemical elements with similar properties are in the same column. Our Periodic Table is simple to use - just click on the symbol for Bromine for additional facts and info and for an instant comparison of the Atomic Weight, Melting Point, Boiling Point and Mass - G/cc of Bromine with any other element. An invaluable source for more interesting facts and information about the Bromine element and as a Chemistry reference guide.
Facts and Info about the element Bromine - IUPAC and the Modern Standardised Periodic Table
The Standardised Periodic Table in use today was agreed by the International Union of Pure Applied Chemistry, IUPAC, in 1985 which includes the Bromine element. The famous Russian Scientist, Dimitri Mendeleev, perceived the correct classification method of "the periodic table" for the 65 elements which were known in his time. Bromine was discovered by Antoine J. Balard in France in 1826. The Standardised Periodic Table now recognises more periods and elements than Dimitri Mendeleev knew in his day but still all fitting into his concept of the "Periodic Table" in which Bromine is just one element that can be found.
Facts and Info about the Element Bromine
Information Facts about the Bromine Element