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Iodine was discovered in 1811

By the French chemist Barnard Courtois

Physical Description

  • Symbol--I
  • Has a glittering crystalline appearance but is

purple in gas form

  • black solid at room temperature and has a Melting Point of 113.5 °C and a Boiling Point of 184.0 °C
  • Atomic Number is 53
  • Atomic mass is 126.90447
  • Its in group 17, period 5, and is in the Halogens
  • Has 53 Protons, 53 Electrons and 74 Neutrons


  • Fluorine
  • Chlorine
  • Bromine
  • Astatine

Last Seen

  • reducing the harmful accumulation of radioactive

substances in the thyroid.

  • Sterilizing objects or wounds
  • Boosts metabolism
  • assists the body in fighting off harmful organisms.
  • a natural protectant against UVB radiation
  • required in humans


  • From the Greek word iôdes (violet)

Likely Whereabouts

  • iodine monobromide (IBr)
  • iodine monochloride (ICl)
  • iodine pentafluoride (IF 5 )

Other Information

  • A sodium and potassium compound
  • Iodine can also be collected from seawater, brackish water, brine, or sea kelp. Seawater is given different names depending on the amount of solids dissolved in it
  • Nonmetal
  • Kelp is a type of seaweed and is a popular source of iodine


$3 per a ounce of Iodine


.0016c per gram

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