Its Symbol

The symbol for Platinum on the periodic table is Pt.

Its atomic number:

Platinum’s atomic number is 78 on the periodic table.

Its atomic weight:

The atomic weight of platinum is 195.09 it is a heavy element.

What color it is?

The color is grayish white.

What is its atomic configuration?

Platinum has 78 protons, 117 neutrons in the nucleus and 78 electrons.

The atomic configuration is as followed 2/8/18/32 /17/

When it was discovered?

It was discovered in the year 1735

Who discovered it

Discovered by Antonio De Ulloa

How did it get its name?

Spanish word word “plating” which translates to little silver

What is its electron configuration?

The electron configuration is as followed 2/8/18/32 /17/1 .


Is it is a stable element or not?

It is a stable element.

What state of matter it is commonly found in?

It is commonly found as a solid.

What the element is used for?

Jewelry, medicine, electronics, chemicals is what it is used for.

Where in the world it is found?

It is found in South Africa.

What is its freezing and melting point?

3,216° F Melting point.