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My nucleus has 53 protons
There is only one naturally occuring isotope Iodine-127.
I also have 15 other radiosotope.
My half-lives range from 3.6 mi. to 17 million years.
My average atomic mass is 126.90 grams/mole.
My ElectronsI have 53 electrons when I am neutral.
My electrom configuration is:
1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p5 or [Kr].4d10.5s2.5p5
My shell structure is:
The color of iodine is dark violet or a bluish black color and non-metalic. It is a non-metal so it doesn't conduct electricity or heat. It is a solid at room temperature.My boiling point is 365.7 degrees F. My melting point is 236.3 degrees F.
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The geological information of iodine.
Iodine is found in the human body, the universe and even in sea water. But iodine is never found as a free element in nature.
Iodine also comes from seaweed like from Irish moss.
Iodine has componds with fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and oxygen. It has 4 compounds with flourine, 2 with chlorine, 1 with bromine, and 3 with oxygen. I also have a compound with nitrogen called nitrogen triiodide.
Iodine was discoverd in 1811in France by Bernard Courtois.
Iodine is of Greek Origin "iodes" meaning "violet".
Iodine was discvered in seaweed.
I am used in medicine(disinfectant for eternal wounds), in photography, and as a nutrient added to salt. Iodine treats tumors in the thyroid gland.
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