Si Silicon

Silicon's atomic number is 14. It has 14 protons, 14 neutrons, and 14 electrons

The atomic mass is 28.0855.

It is a solid and a semi-metallic element.

Jons Jacob Berzelius, 1824
Silicon is essential in higher plants.
Physical features: solid, metallic, and it is dark grey.

Interesting facts: It was discovered in Sweden. It is present in the stars and the sun. It also makes up 25.7% of Earth's crust.


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