Many 2D and 3D molecular editors utilize distinctive Jmol color scheme , which can be defined in a legend as such (all colors except for hydrogen are preserved; hydrogen was intentionally made light-gray instead of white): $\color{#EEEEEE}{\Large\bullet}~\ce{H}$; $\color{#D9FFFF}{\Large\bullet}~\ce{He}$; $\color{#CC80FF}{\Large\bullet}~\ce{Li}$; $\color{#...


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Congratulations for finding the bug... :) This should be fixed now, it'll be live after our next production build.


Atoms in JMol and in molecular modelling kits follow the CPK Coloring Scheme. As a basic identification, hydrogen is white, carbon is grey, oxygen is red, nitrogen is blue, sulfur is yellow, and phosphorus is orange.

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