Vanadium in periodic table
Today I will be talking about Vanadium
Vanadium is a metal and it is rare
Atomic number: 23
Atomic mass: 50.942
The Bohr model for Vanadium
Melting point: 2183 K or 1920 *C
Boiling point: 3680 K or 3407 *C
Normal state of matter at a room tenpeture: Solid
Appearance: white to gray metal has no smell and is very hard
Where is it found: Russia and South America, may also be found in U.S., Canada and China
Discoverment: Andrés Manuel del Río a Spanish-Mexican scientist, discovered on 1801, but then rediscovered by Swedish scientist in 1830
Origin of its name: Named after Vanadis, a Scandivian goddess
- Vanadium was almost renamed “rionium” after its original discoverer but it was rejected
- Vanadium does not appear naturally in it's elemental form a it's elemental form, but is found in more than 65 minerals
- Is harder than most of the other elemental metals
- Vanadium is often found in ocean animals than on land
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