Basic Information

Name: chlorine

Symbol: C

Classification: Chlorine is a halogen and a nonmetal


Atomic weight:35.453

state: gas

Melting Point: -101 oC , 172 K

Boiling Point: -34 oC , 239 K

Shells: 2,8,7

Electron configuration: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p5

Density @ 20oC: 0.003214 g/cm3

Atomic volume: 22.7 cm3/mol

Structure: hcp: layers of Cl2 in solid