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Phosphorus


Atomic Number: 15

Protons: 15

Electrons: 15

Neutrons: 16

Average Atomic Mass: 30.974 amu

Isotopes:P-29,P-30,P-32 P-33

Discovery: Phosphorus was discovered at 1669 in Germany from the Greek word '' phosphorus'' meaning bringer of light ( an ancient name from the planet Venus?)

Name: Phosphorus

Uses: used in the manufacture of safety matches, pyrotechnics, incendiary shells, smoke bombs, tracer bullets.

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