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"Periodic table" of combined elements

  1. Sep 28, 2015 #1
    The periodic table is globally known! But, it relates EACH element separately! Exist some table, some lists, some spreadsheet, etc, that relates the combinations between the elements and give us the information about each combination?

    PS: for "combined elements" I want to say simples substance, composite substance, mixture, etc, I want to say ALL COMBINATIONS of TWO OR MORE atoms.
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2015 #2

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    There is an unlimited amount of possible molecules. Hard to make a table out of it. Some millions have been described in more detail, even that doesn't fit. It also would not have the nice structure (periods, groups) the period table has.
     
  4. Sep 28, 2015 #3

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    There are millions of possible compounds which involve one element: carbon. It is doubtful that information is known on more than a handful of all the possible carbon molecules and their isomers. Not only that, but if your key element, say carbon in this instance, has multiple isotopes, then there will be even further combinations. While the chemical properties of elements composed of different isotopes don't vary, the same cannot be said of their physical properties.

    I'm not sure how much storage space it would take to collect all of this information, assuming it was available.
     
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  5. Sep 28, 2015 #4

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    More than 100 million molecules are registered at CAS, with 15000 new ones per day.
     
  6. Sep 29, 2015 #5

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    Have a look at the Handbooks by Gmelin and Beilstein.
     
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