Sodium is listed with the metals on the periodic table of elements. It is silvery white and soft in its pure form. More »

Carbon is a non-metal. It is a chemical element, listed on the periodic table as atomic number 6. It is abundantly found throughout the universe and is primarily found in coal deposits. More »

Fluorine is a nonmetal that belongs to the family of elements called halogens. The symbol of fluorine is F, and its atomic weight is 18.9984032 atomic mass units or grams per mole. More »

Zinc is classified as a metal element and is a solid at room temperature. It has a melting point of 787 degrees Fahrenheit, a boiling point of 1,665 F and an atomic weight of 65.38. The element zinc is assigned the numbe... More »

Fluorine is a nonmetal that belongs to the family of elements called halogens. The symbol of fluorine is F, and its atomic weight is 18.9984032 atomic mass units or grams per mole. More »

A nonmetal element in chemistry is an element that does not possess the properties of metals, and is found in the groups 14, 15 and 16 of the periodic table. Unlike metals, nonmetals are poor conductors and typically hav... More »

Metalloids are elements with properties of both metals and non-metals. Their ionization energies and electronegativities are between those of metals and non-metals, and their properties in chemical reactions are dependen... More »