›› Physical and chemical properties of Cerium

Atomic Number:58
Element Symbol:Ce
Element Name:Cerium
Atomic Weight:140.116
Group Name:Lanthanoid
Period Number:6 (lanthanoid)
Block:f-block
Ground State Configuration:[Xe] 4f 5d 6s2
Ground State Level:1Go4
Standard State:Solid
Bond Length:365.0
Atomic Radius Empirical:185
Electron Affinity:50
First Ionization Energy:534.4
Pauling Electronegativity:1.12
Allred Rochow Electronegativity:1.08
Density Of Solid:6689
Molar Volume:20.69
Velocity Of Sound:2100
Youngs Modulus:34
Rigidity Modulus:14
Bulk Modulus:22
Poissons Ratio:0.24
Mineral Hardness:2.5
Brinell Hardness:412
Vickers Hardness:270
Electrical Resistivity:74
Melting Point:795
Boiling Point:3360
Superconduction Temperature:-273.128
Thermal Conductivity:11
Coefficient Of Linear Expansion:6.3
Enthalpy Of Fusion:5.5
Enthalpy Of Vaporization:350
Enthalpy Of Atmization:423
Most Common Oxidation Numbers:4,3
Color:Silvery white
Classification:Metallic
Discovered By:Wilhelm von Hisinger, Jons Jacob Berzelius, Martin Klaproth
Discovered At:Sweden, Germany
Discovered When:1803
Origin Of Name:Named after the asteroid Ceres which discovered in 1801, 2 years before the element

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››Compounds that contain Cerium

Cerium(III) Bromide  CeBr3
Cerium(III) Chloride  CeCl3
Cerium(II) Fluoride  CeF2
Cerium(III) Fluoride  CeF3
Cerium(IV) Fluoride  CeF4
Cerium(II) Hydride  CeH2
Cerium(II) Iodide  CeI2
Cerium(III) Iodide  CeI3
Cerium(III) Nitride  CeN
Cerium(IV) Oxide  CeO2
Cerium(II) Sulfide  CeS
Cerium(III) Vanadate  CeVO2
Cerium(III) Oxalate  Ce2(C2O4)3
Cerium(III) Oxide  Ce2O3
Cerium(III) Sulfide  Ce2S3
Ammonium Cerium(IV) Nitrate  (NH4)2Ce(NO3)6
Cerium(IV) Sulfate  Ce(SO4)2