Classification: periodicity

This is a classification of the elements into metals, non-metals, or semi-metals. This information can be found in almost any inorganic chemistry text but there are occasional differences of opinion as to which elements are better classified as semi-metals rather than metals or non-metals.

Units

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Notes

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Literature sources

  1. J.E. Huheey, E.A. Keiter, and R.L. Keiter in Inorganic Chemistry : Principles of Structure and Reactivity, 4th edition, HarperCollins, New York, USA, 1993.
  2. N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
  3. F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.

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