Phosphorus exists in four or more allotropic forms: white (or yellow), red, and black (or violet). Ordinary phosphorus is a waxy white solid; when pure it is colorless and transparent. White phosphorus has two modifications: alpha and beta with a transition temperature at -3.8°C.
Melting point: 44.15 °C (white phosphorus) Boiling point: 280.5 °C (white phosphorus)
A solid piece of material with no defined shape.Pieces are larger than granules.