In the periodic table, iodine is in group 17 (halogen family) and in period 5. It is a p-block element [Kr] 4d10 5s2 5p5.


How many electrons does iodine have?


In an electrically neutral atom of iodine, there are 53 electrons. The electronic configuration of Iodine is 1s2, 2s2, 2p6, 3s2, 3p6, 3d10, 4s2, 4p6, 4d10, 5s2, 5p5.


How many neutrons does iodine have?


There are 74 neutrons in the nucleus of Iodine. Iodine is monoisotopic and mononuclidic.

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What is the melting point for iodine at 1 atm?


iodine is a non-metallic lustrous metallic grey solid which melts at 114 degrees Celsius (237.2 Fahrenheit, 387.15 kelvin).