carbon group


carbon group
the vertical group of the periodic table containing carbon, silicon, germanium, tin and lead; the elements have a valence of 4, and show the typical gradation from nonmetal to metal

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  • Group (periodic table) — The periodic table of the chemical elements. The columns represent the groups In chemistry, a group (also known as a family) is a vertical column in the periodic table of the chemical elements. There are 18 groups in the standard periodic table,… …   Wikipedia


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