What Is the Electron Configuration of Manganese?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 15, 2020 10:50:33 PM ET

The electron configuration for manganese is 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d5. It can be shortened to [Ar] 4s2 3d5, where the [Ar] represents argon, the last element in the third row of the periodic table, whose electrons fill every shell prior to the 4s-orbital.

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