Flerovium (Fl) – Periodic Table [Element Information & More]

flerovium element periodic table

Flerovium element (Fl) is in group 14 and period 7 of a periodic table. Flerovium is in the p-block and it is classified as a radioactive synthetic element on the periodic table.

There is a lot more information related to flerovium which is mentioned in the Information Table given below.

So let’s dive right into it!

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Flerovium Element (Information Table)

The important data related to flerovium element is given in the table below.

Atomic number of flerovium114
Symbol of fleroviumFl
Atomic mass of flerovium (most stable isotope)289 u
Protons in flerovium114
Electrons in flerovium114
State of flerovium (at STP)Liquid (predicted)
Group number of flerovium in periodic table14
Period number of flerovium in periodic table7
Block of flerovium in periodic tablep-block
Category of fleroviumSynthetic element
Bohr model or Electrons per shell or Electrons arrangement in flerovium2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 4
Electron configuration of flerovium[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p2
Orbital diagram of fleroviumorbital diagram of flerovium
Density of flerovium (predicted)9.93 g/cm3
Melting point of flerovium (predicted)-73 °C
Boiling point of flerovium (predicted)107 °C
Main isotope of flerovium289Fl
Crystal structure of flerovium (predicted)Face Centered Cubic (FCC)

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Flerovium element in Periodic table

The Flerovium element (Fl) has the atomic number 114 and is located in group 14 and period 7.

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Facts about flerovium

Here are a few interesting facts about the flerovium element.

  1. Flerovium was given its name to honor the physicist Georgy Flerov.
  2. Flerovium has a very short half-life and it is artificially made in the lab.
  3. Flerovium has few isotopes and all the isotopes are radioactive in nature.
  4. 289Fl is the most stable isotope of flerovium and it has a half life of only 1.9 seconds.

Properties of flerovium

Here is a list of some physical properties and chemical properties of flerovium.

  • Flerovium is highly radioactive in nature.
  • It has been predicted that flerovium has a liquid state at standard temperature and pressure.
  • The density of flerovium is predicted to be 9.93 g/cm3 and its most stable isotope has a density 289 amu.
  • The oxidation state of flerovium is +2 (predicted).

Uses of flerovium

Flerovium has no commercial uses due to its scarcity and radioactivity. It is generally used for research work.

External resources:

  1. Flerovium – Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table. (n.d.). Flerovium – Element Information, Properties and Uses | Periodic Table. https://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/114/flerovium
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