Boiling Point of Thallium (Tl) [& Color, Uses, Discovery ...

The boiling point is an important physical property for all materials, even Thallium. Ok but what is the boiling point of an atom of Tl?

In the case of Thallium the boiling point is 1457°C ±10°C. Now let's review some facts about Thallium that people find interesting. Let me walk you through...

Thallium Overview

Thallium Boiling Point

1457°C ±10°C

Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


Its compounds are used in rat and ant poisons. Also for detecting infrared radiation.


Found in iron pyrites. Also in crookesite, hutchinsonite and lorandite. Most is recovered from the byproducts of lead and zinc refining.


Soft gray metal that looks like lead.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Greek: thallos (green twig), for a bright green line in its spectrum.

State at 20 °C



Discovered By: Sir William Crookes
Year: 1861
Location: England

Want to learn more details and data about Thallium (Tl)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.


Are you having trouble understanding the basics of atomic elements? This video will walk you through:
  • What is an element
  • What is a substance
  • What Elements look like
  • How a small number of atoms can be joined and form completely different substances

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