Who Found Phosphorous
Brand called the substance he had discovered cold fire because it was luminous , glowing in the dark
The place on the Periodic table
Location is period 3
It's family 15
Where it is found in nature
The main role of phosphorus is to transfer energy in living things.
Phosphorus combines easily with the halogens. The halogens are the elements that make up Group 17 (VIIA) of the periodic table. They include fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine. For example, the reaction between phosphorus and chlorine is:
Phosphorus also combines with metals to form compounds known as phosphides:
White phosphorus combines with oxygen easily that it catches fire automatically. As a safety precaution, white phosphorus is stored under water in chemical laboratories
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