ANTIMONY

By Ryan Craig

Some Info

Symbol: Sb
Discovery: By Nicolas Lemery in 1707
It is used to make diodes and infrared detctors
Atomic number: 51
mass: 121.760
group: 15
periodic number: 5
protons: 51
neutrons: 71
electrons: 51

Other intresting facts and information

Melting point: 1167.10 f
Boiling point: 2889
Density: 6.685 grams per cubic centimeter
Room temperature: solid
Antimony is used to make: A diode is an electrical device allowing current to move through it in one direction with far greater ease than in the other. And a infrared detector is a detector that reacts to infrared (IR) radiation.