Waterstof (H)

General Properties

Symbol H
Atomic Number 1
Atomic Weight 1.00794
Group
1 (alkali metals or hydrogen family/lithium family)
IA (IUPAC), IA (CAS)
Gas, Diamagnetic, Stable, Natural, Nonmetal
Period 1
Block s

Physical Properties

Density 0.0000899 g/cm3
Atomic Volume 14.1 cm3/mole
Atomic Radius 2.08 angstroms
Covalent Radius 37 pm
Crust Abundance 0.15%
Crystal Structure Hexagonal
Color Colorless

Electrons & Oxidation

Oxidation States ±1
Electrons Per Shell 1
Electron Configuration 1s1
Orbital Diagram
1s
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Nuclear

Radioactive No

Media

Planetary Bohr Model of Waterstof (H)
Lewis Dot Diagram of Waterstof (H)
Description
Tasteless, colorless, odorless gas. The most abundant element in the universe. Tenth most abundant element in the earth's crust.
Uses
Most hydrogen is used in the production of ammonia. Also used in balloons and in metal refining. Also used as fuel in rockets. Its two heavier isotopes are: deuterium (D) and tritium (T) used respectively for nuclear fission and fusion.
Sources
Commercial quantities are produced by reacting superheated steam with methane or carbon. In lab work from reaction of metals with acid solutions or electrolysis.
Pronounciation (English)
HI-dreh-jen

Translations

Afrikaans Waterstof
Aragonese Idrochén
العربية هيدروجين
Armãneashte Hidroghenu
asturianu Hidróxenu
azərbaycan dili Hidrogen
български Водород
বাংলা হাইড্রোজেন
brezhoneg Hidrogen
bosanski Vodonik
Byelorussian Вадарод
Cebuano Hidrógeno
čeština Vodík
Chuvash Водород
Cymraeg Hidrogen
dansk Hydrogen, Brint
Deutsch Wasserstoff
Ελληνικά Ύδρογονο
English Hydrogen
esperanto Hidrogeno
español Hidrógeno
eesti Vesinik
euskara Hidrogenoa
فارسی هیدروژن
suomi Vety
føroyskt Vatnevni, Vetni
français Hydrogène
furlan Idrogjen
West-Frysk Wetterstof
Gaeilge Hidrigin
Gàidhlig Hidrigin
galego Hidróxeno
ગુજરાતી હાઈડ્રોજન
Gaelg Hiddragien
Hakka Chinese Khîn (氫)
עברית מימן
हिन्दी हाइड्रोजन
hrvatski Vodik
magyar Hidrogén
հայերեն Ջրածին
Indonesia Hidrogen
íslenska Vetni, ²Vatnsefni
italiano Idrogeno
日本語 水素
ქართული წყალბადი
کٲشُر Wòdzyk
қазақ тілі Сутек
한국어 수소
Kurdish Hîdrojen
Komi Вачужысь
kernewek Hydrojen
кыргызча Суутек
Latin Hydrogenium
Lëtzebuergesch Waasserstoff
Lombard Idrògen
lingála Idrojɛ́ní
lietuvių Vandenilis
latviešu Ūdeņradis
Mari Вӱдеж
Maori Hauwai
македонски Водород
മലയാളം ഹൈഡ്രജന്‍
монгол Устөрөгч
Мокшан Ведиль
Bahasa Melayu Hidrogen
Malti Ħajdroġin, ²Idroġenu
Nahuatl Āyōcoxqui
Nederlands Waterstof
norsk Hydrogen
Occitan Idrogèn
ирон Донгуыр
polski Wodór
português Hidrogéno
Runasimi Yakuchaq, ²Idruhinu
română Hidrogen
русский Водород
slovenčina Vodík
slovenščina Vodik
Samoan Watraskotriki
Samogitian Ondenėlis
shqip Hidrogjen
српски Водоник
Southern Sotho Haetrotsene, Sehlolametsi
svenska Väte
Kiswahili Hidrojeni
தமிழ் ஐதரசன்
Tajik Ҳидроген
ไทย ไฮโดรเจน
Türkçe Hidrojen
ئۇيغۇرچە ھىدروگېن
українська Водень
o‘zbek Vodorod
Tiếng Việt Hyđrô, Hiđro
Võro Vesinik
中文

History

Discovered In
1766
Discovered By
Henry Cavendish
Discovered At
London, England
Word Origin
From the Greek words "hydro" and "genes" meaning "water" and "generator"