Its symbol:

The symbol for carbon is C.

Its atomic number:

 Carbon’s atomic number is 6, it is the sixth element on the periodic table.

Its atomic weight:

The atomic weight of carbon is 12.0107.

What color is it?

Carbon’s colors are clear (diamond) and black (graphite).

What is its atomic configuration?

The atomic configuration for carbon is it has 6 protons, neutrons, and electrons.

When it was discovered?

It was discovered 3,750 B.C.

Who discovered it?

Carbon was discovered by the Egyptians and the Sumerians.

How did it get its name?

It got its name by the Latin word, carbo, which means coal or charcoal.

Is it a stable element or not?

Carbon is a stable element, but if you add two more electrons, it’s unstable.

What state of matter it is commonly found in?

Carbon is commonly found in the state of matter of a solid.

What the element is used for?

  • Decorative tool for jewelry

  • Lead (pencils)

Where in the world it is found?

Carbon is found in Earth’s crust.