Michael5000's Periodic Table of the Elements

An Index to the Elements of the Month on Infinite Art Tournament
Updated February 10, 2017.



1 H -- Hydrogen. More or less discovered  in 1766. Represents 0.14% of the Earth's crust (but about 11% of the mass of the Earth's water), 73.9% of the mass of the universe.  Element of the Month, May 2013.
  • 2 He Helium. Discovered1895. Represents 24% of the mass of the universe.

  • 3 Li Lithium. Discovered 1817.
Be --Beryllium. Discovered 1797.   Represents .0002% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, December 2009.
B -- Boron. Discovered 1808.  Represents .002% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, March 2011. First Runner-Up, Element of the Year 2011!
6 C -- Carbon. ancient. Represents 0.094% of the Earth's crust, .46% of the mass of the universe. Element of the Month, February 2017.
7 N -- Nitrogen. Discovered 1772. Represents .005% of the Earth's crust (but 78.1% of Earth's atmosphere), .096% of the mass of the universe. Element of the Month, May 2011. ELEMENT OF THE YEAR 2011!
8 O -- Oxygen. Discovered 1774. Represents 46.71% of the mass of the Earth's crust (20.9% of Earth's atmosphere), 1.04% of the mass of the universe. Element of the Month, June 2010. ELEMENT OF THE YEAR 2010!
9 F -- Fluorine. Discovered 1886. Represents 0.029% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, June 2016. 
10 Ne -- Neon. Discovered 1898.  Not present in Earth's crust, but is .000012% of Earth's atmosphere.  Represents .134% of the mass of the universe.  Element of the Month November, 2010.
11 Na -- Sodium. Discovered 1807Represents 2.75% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, June 2014.
  • 12 Mg -- Magnesium. Discovered 1755. Represents 2.08% of the Earth's crust, .058% of the mass of the universe.
<13> 13 Al -- Aluminum.  Discovered 1825. Represents 8.07% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, February 2015.
  • 14 Si -- Silicon. Discovered 1824. Represents 27.69% of the Earth's crust .065% of the mass of the universe.
  • 15 P --Phosphorus. Discovered 1669. Represents 0.13% of the Earth's crust.
16 S -- Sulfur.  Known in antiquity. Represents 0.052% of the Earth's crust, .044% of the mass of the universe.  Element of the Month, June 2013
17 Cl -- Chlorine. Discovered 1774. Represents 0.045% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, September 2010.
  • 18 Ar Argon. Discovered 1894. Not present in Earth's crust, but is .96% of Earth's atmosphere.


19 K -- Potassium. Discovered 1807. Represents 2.58% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, December 2011.  Second Runner-Up, Element of the Year 2011!
20 Ca -- Calcium.  Discovered 1808.  Represents 3.65% of the Earth's crust, .006% of the mass of the universe.  Element of the Month, June 2012.
21 Sc -- Scandium. Discovered 1879. Represents perhaps .00002% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, January 2013.
  • 22 Ti -- Titanium. 1791. Represents 0.62% of the Earth's crust.
  • 23 V -- Vanadium 1830
24 Cr -- Chromium. Discovered 1797. Represents 0.035 % of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, April 2011.
  • 25 Mn -- Manganese 1774. Represents 0.09% of the Earth's crust.
  • 26 Fe -- Iron ancient. Represents 5.05% of the Earth's crust, .109% of the mass of the universe.
27 Co -- Cobalt. Discovered 1735.Represents .0025% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, March 2010.
28 Ni -- Nickel.  Discovered 1751. Represents 0.019% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, November 2014.
29 Cu -- Copper. Known in antiquity.  Represents .01% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, July 2012.
  • 30 Zn -- Zinc ancient
31 Ga -- Gallium. Isolated 1875.

  • 32 Ge -- Germanium 1886
  • 33 As -- Arsenic ancient
  • 34 Se -- Selenium 1817 
35 Br -- Bromine.  Discovered1826.  Element of the Month, May 2015.
  • 36 Kr -- Krypton 1898




  • 37 Rubidium 1861
38 Sr -- Strontium.  Discovered 1790.  Element of the Month, March 2014. 39 Y -- Yttrium.  Discovered 1794.  Represents .003% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, April 2010.  Second Runner-Up, Element of the Year 2010!!
40 Zr -- Zirconium.  Discovered 1789. Represents .025% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, March 2012.
41 Nb -- Niobium. Differentiated from Tantalum 1846. Represents .002% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, July 2011.
42 Mo -- MolybdenumDiscovered 1781.  Represents .00015% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, January 2011.
43 Tc -- Technetium.  Discovered 1937.  Element of the Month, August 2013.
44 Ru -- Ruthenium. Discovered 1844. Represents .0000001% of the Earth's crust. Inaugural Element of the Month, November 2009.
45 Rh -- Rhodium. Discovered 1803. Represents ____________% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, October 2014.
46 Pd -- Palladium. Discovered 1802. Represents ____________% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, November 2012.
47 Ag -- Silver.  Known in antiquity.  Represents .000007% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, July 2010.

  • 48 Cd -- Cadmium 1817
49 In -- Indium. Discovered 1863.  Represents .000005% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, August 2010.

  • 50 Sn -- Tin ancient
51 Sb -- Antimony. Identified as an Element 1783.  Represents .00002% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, December 2010.

  • 52 Te -- Tellurium 1783
53 I -- Iodine.  Discovered 1811.  Represents perhaps .00005% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, December 2012.
54 Xe -- Xenon. Discovered 1898. Represents .000000087% of the Earth's Atmosphere. Element of the Month, February 2010. First Runner-Up, Element of the Year 2010!!



55 Cs -- Cesium. Discovered 1860.  Element of the Month, December 2014.
  • 56 Ba -- Barium 1808 0.05
57 La -- Lanthanum. Discovered 1839. Represents .003% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, May 2012.

  • 58 Ce -- Cerium 1803
59 Pr -- Praseodymium.  Isolated 1885.  Represents .0009% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, October 2010.

  • 60 Nd -- Neodymium 1885
61 Pm -- Promethium.  Discovered, Isolated, and Synthesized between 1938 and 1963.  Element of the Month, February 2013.

  • 62 Sm -- Samarium 1879
63 Eu -- Europium.  Isolated in 1901.  Element of the Month, April 2013.64 Gd -- Gadolinium.  Isolated in 1880.  Element of the Month, May 2014.
65 Tb -- Terbium. Discovered 1843. Represents .0001% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, November 2011. 
66 Dy -- Dysprosium. Isolated in 1886. Element of the Month, July 2016.
    67 Ho -- Holmium. Discovered 1867.  Element of the Month, January 2014.
    68 Er -- Erbium.  Discovered 1842.  Element of the Month, March 2016.
    • 69 Tm -- Thulium 1879
    70 Yb -- Ytterbium. Discovered 1878.  Represents .0003% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, October 2011.

    71 Lu -- Lutetium. Discovered 1907.  Represents _______% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, September 2014.

    • 72 Hf -- Hafnium 1923
    73 Ta -- Tantalum Differentiated from Niobium 1846. Represents .0002% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, January 2010.
    74 W -- Tungsten. Discovered 1783.   Represents .019% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, May 2010.

    • 75 Re -- Rhenium 1925
    76 Os -- Osmium. Discovered 1803.  Represents .00000001% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, April 2012.
    77 Ir -- Iridium. Discovered 1803. Represents .00000003% of the Earth's crust.  Element of the Month, January 2012.

    • 78 Pt -- Platinum. 1735
    • 79 Au -- Gold. ancient
    80 Hg -- Mercury.  Discovered in antiquity.  Element of the Month, March 2015.
    81 Tl -- Thallium. Discovered 1862. Represents .00006% of the Earth's crust. Element of the Month, February 2011.
    82 Pb -- Lead. Discovered in antiquity.  Element of the Month, April 2014.
    83 Bi -- Bismuth. Known since the Middle Ages. Element of the Month, January 2017.
    • 84 Po -- Polonium 1898
    • 85 At -- Astatine 1940
    86 Rn -- Radon. Discovered 1900.  Element of the Month, September 2013.



    87 Fr -- Francium.  Discovered 1939.  Perhaps a shot-glass' worth exists on the Earth's crust at any given moment.  Element of the Month, September 2012.

    • 88 Ra -- Radium 1898
    • 89 Ac -- Actinium 1899
    • 90 Th -- Thorium 1829
    91 Pa -- Protactinium.  Discovered 1913.  Element of the month, October 2014

    • 92 U -- Uranium 1789
    93 Np -- Neptunium. Created 1940. Discovered 1952. Mostly Fakey Element. Element of the Month, September 2011.
    94 Pu -- Plutonium Discovered 1940. Mostly Fakey Element. Element of the Month, December 2013.

    • 95 Am -- Americium. 1944
    96 Cm -- Curium. Created 1944. Fakey Element. Element of the Month, February 2012.
    • 97 Bk -- Berkelium. 1949
    • 98 Cf -- Californium. 1950
    99 Es -- Einsteinium. Detected 1952. Fakey Element. Element of the Month, June 2011.

    • 100 Fm -- Fermium 1952
    101 Md -- Mendelevium. Concocted 1955. Fakey Element. Element of the Month, February 2014.
    102 No -- Nobelium.  Concocted 1958.  Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, January 2015.
    103 Lr -- Lawrencium. Created 1961.  Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, August 2011.
    104 Rf -- Rutherfordium. Created 1964.  Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, April 2015.
    • 105 Db -- Dubnium 1967
    106 Sg -- Seaborgium. Created 1974, dubbed 1997.  Extremely Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, March 2013.
    107 Bh -- Bohrium. Created 1981, dubbed 1992.  Extremely Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, August 2012. 
    108 Hs -- Hassium. Created 1984, dubbed 1994.  Extremely Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, August 2012.
    109 Mt -- Meitnerium. Created 1982, dubbed 1997.  Extremely Fakey Element.  Element of the Month, October 2015.
      • Etc.

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