Lithium
Elemental State Li
Electron Configuration 1s22s1
First Ionization Potential 5.392 eV
Electron Affinity 0.618 eV
Z* 1.279 (Clementi-Raimondi)
Pauling Electronegativity 0.98
Covalent Radius 1.34 Å
Metallic Radius 1.57 Å
Ionic Radius 0.730 Å Li+ coordination number = 4

0.90 Å Li+ coordination number = 6

1.06 Å Li+ coordination number = 8

van der Waal's Radius 1.82 Å
Melting Point 180.5 oC
Boiling Point 1342 oC
Density 0.534 g/cm3
Other Properties