›› Physical and chemical properties of Californium

Atomic Number:98
Element Symbol:Cf
Element Name:Californium
Atomic Weight:251
Group Name:Actinoid
Period Number:7 (actinoid)
Block:f-block
Ground State Configuration:[Rn] 5f10 7s2
Ground State Level:5I8
Standard State:Artificially prepared
Bond Length:337.7
First Ionization Energy:608
Pauling Electronegativity:1.3
Allred Rochow Electronegativity:1.2
Density Of Solid:15100
Molar Volume:16.50
Melting Point:900
Most Common Oxidation Numbers:3
Color:Unknown, but probably metallic and silvery white or grey in appearance
Classification:Metallic
Discovered By:Glenn T. Seaborg, Stanley G. Thompson, Albert Ghiorso, Kenneth Street
Discovered At:USA
Discovered When:1950
Origin Of Name:Named after the State and University of California, USA

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››Compounds that contain Californium

Californium(II) Bromide  CfBr2
Californium(III) Bromide  CfBr3
Californium(II) Chloride  CfCl2
Californium(III) Chloride  CfCl3
Californium(III) Fluoride  CfF3
Californium(IV) Fluoride  CfF4
Californium(II) Iodide  CfI2
Californium(III) Iodide  CfI3
Californium(IV) Oxide  CfO2
Californium(III) Oxide  Cf2O3