Properties of antimony atoms

Ionisation Energies and electron affinity

The electron affinity of antimony is 103.2  kJ mol-1. The ionisation energies of antimony are given below.

Ionisation energy number Enthalpy /kJ mol-1
1st 834
2nd 1594.9
3rd 2440
4th 4260
5th 5400
6th 10400

Ionisation energies of Sb

Electronic configuration

The following represents the electronic configuration and its associated term symbol for the ground state neutral gaseous atom. The configuration associated with antimony in its compounds is not necessarily the same.

Pointer to The Orbitron gallery of orbitals.

Kossel shell structure of Sb
A schematic representation of the shell structure of antimony - not what the atom of antimony "looks like".

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