Name

Description

Group 1 (IA, IA)

The alkali metals or hydrogen family/lithium family.

Group 2 (IIA, IIA)

The alkaline earth metals or beryllium family.

Group 3 (IIIA, IIIB)

The scandium family.

Group 4 (IVA, IVB)

The titanium family.

Group 5 (VA, VB)

The vanadium family.

Group 6 (VIA, VIB)

The chromium family.

Group 7 (VIIA, VIIB)

The manganese family.

Group 8 (VIII)

The iron family.

Group 9 (VIII)

The cobalt family.

Group 10 (VIII)

The nickel family.

Group 11 (IB, IB)

The coinage metals or copper family.

Group 12 (IIB, IIB)

The zinc family.

Group 13 (IIIB, IIIA)

The boron family.

Group 14 (IVB, IVA)

The carbon family.

Group 15 (VB, VA)

The pnictogens or nitrogen family.

Group 16 (VIB, VIA)

The chalcogens or oxygen family.

Group 17 (VIIB, VIIA)

The halogens or fluorine family.

Group 18 (Group 0)

The noble gases or helium family/neon family.