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Californium

Cf Californium
98
251.0796
10
Symbol
Cf
Atomic Number
98
Atomic Weight
251.0796
Discovered By
G.T.Seaborg, S.G.Tompson, A.Ghiorso, K.Street Jr.
Discovery Date
1950 (United States)
Name Origin
Named after the state and University of California.
Density (g/cc)
15.1
Melting Point (K)
900
Boiling Point (K)
n/a
Appearance
Powerful neutron emitter
Atomic Radius (pm)
295
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)
(610)
Oxidation States
4, 3
Electronic Configuration
[Rn] 5f10 7s2
Lattice Structure
(n/a)
Lattice Constant
n/a
Lattice C/A Ratio
n/a

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