Periodic Table of the Elements: Potassium

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Periodic Table of the Elements: Potassium
Atomic Number:19
Atomic Symbol:K
 Potassiumpotassium
, a metallic chemical element; symbol K [Lat. kalium=alkali]; at. no. 19; at. wt. 39.0983; m.p. 63.25°C;; b.p. 760°C;; sp. gr. .862 at 20°C;; valence +1.

Potassium is a soft, silver-white metal.
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Atomic Weight:39.0983
Electron Configuration:2 · 8 · 8 · 1
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