Phosphorus

Element

Facts

  • The Symbol Is P.
  • The Atomic Number is 15
  • Relative Atomic Mass is (Ar): 30.973762 (2) solid at 298K
  • Colour: Colourless \ Red \ Silvery white
  • Classification: Non - metallic
  • Group in periodic table: 15
  • Group name: Pnictogen
  • Periode in periodic table: p - black
  • Election Shell Structure: 28.5
  • CAS Registry ID: 7723 - 14 - 0
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HISTORY

  • Phosphorus was discovered in 1669 by Henning Brand.
  • Who prepared it from urine.
  • In 1807 Thomas Thomson wrote a paper about phosphorus and it was published in Philosophical Tranactions

Colors of Phosphorus

  • White
  • Yellow
  • Red is the most common
  • Black
  • Viotet
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How to make Phosphorus

Step 1. on what you need
  • Glass Rotort
  • Glass Container
  • Eye Protection
  • Breathing mask or fume hood
  • Gloves
  • Butane Torch
  • Tripod for Glass Retort
Chemical:

  • Water
  • Old Urine
  • Cinnamon Powder
  • Charcoal Dust
Step 2.

The urine will need to be set aside for at least 7 days. Then Stir in 2 table spoons of Charcoal Dust and Cinnamon powder and stir.

Step 3.

Dump the liquid into a glass retort with the glass tube leading into the glass container filled with plain water. Heat the glass retort with the butane torch until it bubbles up into the glass container. Wear protection equipment at all when heating anything up.

Step 4.

One the vapors have collected on the bottom of glass container, you will have made white phosphorus. If you take the phosphorus out, be preparied for it to ignite. Also, it will slowly turn into red phosphorus if left in water for too long.

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