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The p block of the periodic table is the block of elements on the right hand side of the periodic table, groups 13 through 18, (B through Ne in period 2). This portion of the periodic table is called the p block because it is where the p orbitals are filled. Chemically, this block contains all the nonmetal and semimetal (metalloid) elements. This block also contains metals, most spectacularly Al; but including Ga, In, Sn, Tl. Pb, Bi, Po, Ts. and probably Og (electrons are likely to be delocalized in the solid, which may be the thermodynamically stable form at 298 K.

Elements in groups 13 through 17 contain unoccupied p orbitals. The resulting neutral atoms can easily gain electrons to form simple negative ions, something rarely encountered outside the p block.

Periodic tables

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Lists of elements

Name | Atomic symbol | Atomic number | Boiling point | Melting point | Density | Atomic mass

Groups:   1 -  2 -  3 -  4 -  5 -  6 -  7 -  8 -  9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18
Periods:  1  -  2  -  3  -  4  -  5  -  6  -  7  -  8  -  9
Series:   Alkalis  -  Alkaline earths  -  Lanthanides  -  Actinides  -  Transition metals  -  Poor metals  -  Metalloids  -  Nonmetals  -  Halogens  -  Noble gases
Blocks:  s-block  -  p-block  -  d-block  -  f-block  -  g-block
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