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Name Phosphorus
Symbol P
Atomic number 15
Atomic mass 31.0 amu
Classification Non-metal
Crystal structure Monoclinic
Color White
Date of discovery 1669
Name of discoverer Hennig Brand
Name origin From the Greek words phôs (light) and phoros (bearer)
Uses Fertilizers, detergents
Obtained from phosphate rock