by Kyle Barta
Silicon, Who, what, and where.
silicon was created when Jöns Jacob Berzelius in 1824 by heating chips of potassium in a silica container. Silicon is the 17th most abundant element in the universe. silicon came from the latin word for flint silex, because flint is the most common ingredient in silicon. Silicon is found in the earth crust as a rock.
Other misc. facts
State at 20 degrees Celsius - solid
silicon melts at 2577 degrees F.
Silicon boils at 5909 degrees Celsius.
silicons atomic mass is 28.085.
there are 3 stable isotopes