Connecting Chemistry


Atomic symbol: Fl
Atomic number: 114
Atomic mass: 289

Appearance: Liquid at 25°C

Group: 14
Period: 7
Series: Other metals
Block: p
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹⁰ 4s² 4p⁶ 4d¹⁰ 5s² 5p⁶ 4f¹⁴ 5d¹⁰ 6s² 6p⁶ 5f¹⁴ 6d¹⁰ 7s² 7p²

A superheavy, transactinide, radioactive and synthetic metal.

Fun Fact! Before flerovium was ‘officially’ discovered, it was actually synthesized several times over the 14 years prior to its acceptance into the Periodic Table in 2012.