Solids - Melting and Boiling Temperatures

Melting and boiling temperatures of some products

  • melting - or fusion - is a phase transition of a substance from a solid to a liquid
  • boiling - is a phase transition of a substance from a liquid to gas

Melting and boiling temperatures of some products:

ProductMelting Point
(oC)

Boiling Point
(oC)

agate 1600 2600
alcohol (ethanol) -114 78.4
aluminum 658 2200
aluminum bronze 1040 2300
amber 300 -
ammonia -78
aniline -6
antimony 630 1440
arsenic 815
asbestos 1300
barium 704 1700
barytes 1580
beryllium 1280 2970
bismuth 271 1560
boiler scale - deposit on heat transfer surfaces 1200 2800
borax 740
brass 900 1100
bromine -7.3 63
bronze 910 2300
brown iron ore 1570
cadmium 321 765
calcium 850 1439
carbon 3600
carbon dioxide -78
cast iron 1200 2500
cerium 630
chromium 1800 2700
chrom oxide 2300
clay 1600 2980
cobalt 1490 3100
constantan 1600 2400
copper 1083 2500
dowtherm 12
duralium 650 2000
emery 2200 3000
glass 700
glycerin -16
gold 1063 2700
graphite 3800 4200
ice - or snow, water 0 100
ingot iron 1460 2500
iodine 113.5 184
iridium 2450 4800
iron, cast 1200 2500
iron, forged 1200
iron-oxide 1570
lead 327.4 1740
lithium 179 1372
magnesium 657 1110
magnesium alloy 650 1500
manganese 1221 2150
mercury -39 5500
molybdenum 2600 2730
nickel 1452
osmium 2500 5300
palladium 1552 2930
paraffin 52 300
phosphorbronze 900
phosphorus 44 280
pinchbeck 1000 1300
platinum 1770 4400
porcelain 1650
potassium 63 762
quartz 1470 2230
radium 960 1140
red metal 950 2300
rhenium 3175 5500
rhodium 1960 2500
rubidium 39 700
sand 1550 2230
sandstone 1500
selenium 220 688
silicon 1420 2600
silver 960 2170
slate 2000
sodium 97.5 880
steatite 1600
steel 1460 2500
sulphur 106 - 119 445
tantalum 2990 4100
tar -15 300
tellurium 455 1300
thorium 1800 4000
tin 232 2500
titanium 1670 3200
tungsten 3410 5900
uranium 1133 3800
vanadium 1890 3300
water - or ice, snow 0 100
wax 60 - 65
white metal 300 - 400 2100
zinc 419 906

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