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Berkelium

Bk Berkelium
97
247.0703
10
Symbol
Bk
Atomic Number
97
Atomic Weight
247.0703
Discovered By
G.T.Seaborg, S.G.Tompson, A.Ghiorso
Discovery Date
1949 (United States)
Name Origin
Named after Berkeley, California the city of its discovery.
Density (g/cc)
13.25
Melting Point (K)
n/a
Boiling Point (K)
n/a
Appearance
Radionactive synthetic metal
Atomic Radius (pm)
297
Atomic Volume (cc/mol)
n/a
Covalent Radius (pm)
n/a
Ionic Radius
n/a
Specific Heat
n/a
Fusion Heat (kJ/mol)
n/a
Evaporation Heat (kJ/mol)
n/a
Thermal Conductivity (@25°C W/m K)
n/a
Debye Temperature (K)
n/a
Pauling Negativity Number
1.3
First Ionizing Energy (kJ/mol)
(600)
Oxidation States
4, 3
Electronic Configuration
[Rn] 5f9 7s2
Lattice Structure
(n/a)
Lattice Constant
n/a
Lattice C/A Ratio
n/a

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