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Poor metal

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The poor metals or post-transition metals are the metallic elements of the p-block, occurring between the metalloids and the transition metals. They are more electropositive than the transition metals, but less so than the alkali metals and alkaline earth metals. Their melting and boiling points are generally lower than those of the transition metals, and they are also softer.

The poor metals are aluminium, gallium, indium, tin, thallium, lead, and bismuth. Elements 113 to 116 are provisionally included in this category, and are known temporarily as: ununtrium, ununquadium, ununpentium and ununhexium.

13 14 15 16 17
B
Boron
C
Carbon
N
Nitrogen
O
Oxygen
F
Fluorine
Al
Aluminium
Si
Silicon
P
Phosphorus
S
Sulfur
Cl
Chlorine
Ga
Gallium
Ge
Germanium
As
Arsenic
Se
Selenium
Br
Bromine
In
Indium
Sn
Tin
Sb
Antimony
Te
Tellurium
I
Iodine
Tl
Thallium
Pb
Lead
Bi
Bismuth
Po
Polonium
At
Astatine

See also

de:Leichtmetall es:Metal del bloque p eo:Posttransira metalo fr:Mtal pauvre it:Metalli del blocco p ja:卑金属 sv:vrig metall

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