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Number of Elements

How many elements are there in the periodic table?

117.

The periodic table of elements is made up of 117 elements. All these elements have been identified and confirmed scientifically. 94 of these occur naturally on Earth, while the rest have been synthesized artificially in particle accelerators. The latest element to have been added to the table is unonoctium, which was officially recognized as an element in 1999.

This fact is verified on : February 12, 2010.





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