The periodic table/Bromine

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Discovery Edit

Bromine was discovered by Antoine J. Balard in France in 1826.

Quick Facts Edit

Name: Bromine Atom

Symbol: Br

Atomic Mass: 79.904 amu

Classification: Group 7 (Halogens)

Protons: 35

Electrons: 35

Neutrons: 45

Color: Reddish-Brown

Discovery in: 1826

Density: 3.1 g/cm3

Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic

Melting Point: -7 °C (266 K)

Boiling Point: 59 °C (332 K)

Common Uses: Gasoline antiknock mixtures, fumigants, poisons, dyes, medicinals, photographic chemicals, brominated vegetable oil