Connecting Chemistry


Atomic symbol: In
Atomic number: 49
Atomic mass: 114.82

Appearance: Soft, silvery-white solid at 25°C

Group: 13
Period: 5
Series: Post-transition metals
Block: p
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹⁰ 4s² 4p⁶ 4d¹⁰ 5s² 5p¹

Used in electronics and in semiconductors.

Ductile, malleable and toxic.

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