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Tin Periodic Table

Tin Metal Crystal Structure of Tin
Tin

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Tin In Periodic Table

Symbol
Sn

Group Number
14
4
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Period Number
5
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Block
p block
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Element Family
Post-​Transition
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CAS Number
7440315
50

Space Group Name
I41/amd

Space Group Number
141.00
7
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Periodic Table

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1

2

3

4

5

6

7

1

H

2

3

La-Lu
Ac-Lr

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

B

14

C
Si
Ge

15

N
P
As
Sb

16

O
S
Se
Te

17

F
Cl
Br
I
At

18

He
Ne
Ar
Kr
Xe
Rn
Og

Tin in Periodic Table

Have you identified the position of Tin in periodic table? Well, the periodic table is a tabular arrangement of all the known chemical elements with respect to their atomic numbers, which eases the task of locating and grouping metals with similar properties & characteristics. Tin periodic table elucidates about significance of its position in the periodic table. Any metal can be easily identified and located on the periodic table, provided its group, period, block, atomic number or other periodic table facts are known.

Element family of Tin (Sn)

Metals in the periodic table are categorized into different element categories like Alkali Metals, Alkaline Earth Metals, Transition Metals, Post-Transition Metals, Lanthanides, Actinides and so on! In periodic table, it is categorized under Post Transition Metals. Element family of Tin (Sn) defines its elemental group in the periodic table. All post transition metals are placed in group number 13, 14 and 15 of periodic table. In fact, they are located between Transition Metals and Metalloids. Post transition metals have very poor mechanical properties. They have low melting and boiling point than the transition metals. List of post transition metals includes metals like Aluminum, Gallium, Indium, Thallium, Flerovium, Lead, Tin and Polonium. Along with alkali metals, you can also know more about the metals in other categories like and .

Symbol of Tin

The atomic symbol of Tin is Sn and it is used to represent this metal in the periodic table. The symbol of all the chemical elements is a special shortened name assigned to them, which varies from 1 to 3 characters. It helps in identifying the metal in the periodic table and is unique for every metal. Tin metal is placed under 5 period, and group number 14. The periodic table is subdivided into 4 rectangular blocks and this metal is placed under the p block. Toxicity and side effects of this metal are mentioned in Uses of Tin. It helps you to find the normal level of this metal present in human blood and bones, to know which metal are harmful and which aren't!