Heat of Vaporization of Boron (B) + Description, Origin, Uses ... 2022

Liquids need some energy or heat to transform into a gas, even Boron. Ok, so what is the heat of vaporization of an atom of B?

Note: Learn more about the heat of vaporization here.

In the case of Boron heat of vaporization is 489.70 kJ/mol. Now let's check some facts about Boron that people don't know about...

Boron Data

Boron Heat of Vaporization

489.70 kJ/mol


Hard, brittle, lustrous black semimetal. Exists in the earth's crust at an average proportion of about 10 parts per million.


Used with titanium & tungsten to make heat resistant alloys for jets & rockets.

Atomic Mass


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Obtained from kernite, a kind of borax (Na2B4O7.10H2O). High purity boron is produced by electrolysis of molten potassium fluroborate and potassium chloride (KCl).

State at 20 °C


Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

From Arabic and Persian words for borax.

Atomic Number


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Discovered By: Sir H. Davy, J.L. Gay-Lussac, L.J. ThΓ©nard
Year: 1808
Location: England/France

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


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