Magnesium
Elemental State Mg
Electron Configuration 1s22s22p63s2
First Ionization Potential 7.646 eV
Electron Affinity  
Z* 3.308 (Clementi-Raimondi)
Pauling Electronegativity 1.31
Covalent Radius 1.30 Å
Metallic Radius 1.60 Å
Ionic Radius 0.71 Å Mg2+ coordination number = 4

0.80 Å Mg2+ coordination number = 5

0.860 Å Mg2+ coordination number = 6

1.03 Å Mg2+ coordination number = 8

van der Waal's Radius 1.73 Å
Melting Point 650 oC
Boiling Point 1090 oC
Density 1.738 g/cm3
Other Properties