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Atomic symbol - Li
Atomic weight - 6.941
Atomic number - 3
Electron configuration - 2-1
Oxidation states - +1
State of matter - solid
Light metal
Discovered in 1817 by Johan August
Boils at 1342 .C, melts at 180.5 .C
Specific heat 0.850
Atomic heat 6.0

When heated sufficiently it emits light radiation that's red in color.
Lithium is a good electron source in photoelectric cells and cyclotrons.

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