Explore compounds of the chemical elements through this periodic table
Group 1 2   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Period
1
1
1.008
2
4.0026
2
3
6.94
4
9.0122
5
10.81
6
12.011
7
14.007
8
15.999
9
18.998
10
20.180
3
11
22.990
12
24.305
13
26.982
14
28.085
15
30.974
16
32.06
17
35.45
18
39.948
4
19
39.098
20
40.078
21
44.956
22
47.867
23
50.942
24
51.996
25
54.938
26
55.845
27
58.933
28
58.693
29
63.546
30
65.38
31
69.723
32
72.63
33
74.922
34
78.96
35
79.904
36
83.798
5
37
85.468
38
87.62
39
88.906
40
91.224
41
92.906
42
95.96
43
[97.91]
44
101.07
45
102.91
46
106.42
47
107.87
48
112.41
49
114.82
50
118.71
51
121.76
52
127.60
53
126.90
54
131.29
6
55
132.91
56
137.33
*
71
174.97
72
178.49
73
180.95
74
183.84
75
186.21
76
190.23
77
192.22
78
195.08
79
196.97
80
200.59
81
204.38
82
207.2
83
208.98
84
[208.98]
85
[209.99]
86
[222.02]
7
87
[223.02]
88
[226.03]
**
103
[262.11]
104
[265.12]
105
[268.13]
106
[271.13]
107
[270]
108
[277.15]
109
[276.15]
110
[281.16]
111
[280.16]
112
[285.17]
113
[284.18]
114
[289.19]
115
[288.19]
116
[293]
117
[294]
118
[294]
 
*Lanthanoids *
57
138.91
58
140.12
59
140.91
60
144.24
61
[144.91]
62
150.36
63
151.96
64
157.25
65
158.93
66
162.50
67
164.93
68
167.26
69
168.93
70
173.05
**Actinoids **
89
[227.03]
90
232.04
91
231.04
92
238.03
93
[237.05]
94
[244.06]
95
[243.06]
96
[247.07]
97
[247.07]
98
[251.08]
99
[252.08]
100
[257.10]
101
[258.10]
102
[259.10]

The periodic table is a table of the chemical elements in which the elements are arranged by order of atomic number in such a way that the periodic properties (chemical periodicity) of the elements are made clear. The standard form of the table includes periods (usually horizontal in the periodic table) and groups (usually vertical). Elements in groups have some similar properties to each other. There is no one single or best structure for the periodic table but by whatever consensus there is, the form used here is very useful. The periodic table is a masterpiece of organised chemical information. The evolution of chemistry's periodic table into the current form is an astonishing achievement with major contributions from many famous chemists and other eminent scientists.

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