Sc-Scandium By :LeighannPitts
Sc • Atomic number: 45 • Atomic mass: 21 • Symbol is SC
Sc Scandium is a metal. What group is found in on the periodic table? (metals, none metals, metalloids)
Who discovered scandium?, and when? • Lars Fredrik Nilson, is the person who discovered scandium. • Scandium was discovered in 1879
What is the Etymological origin? How did it get its chemical symbol? • The Etymological origin: Named from Latin "Scandia", means "Scandinavia"; formerly Eka-boron • The chemical symbol: it got its chemical symbol from Nilson in 1879 announced the discovery of "ekaboron." He suggested the name scandium, in honor of Scandinavia, the region in which Nilson' homeland of Sweden is located.
2 Compounds where it commonly exist(formula, and name)?, 2 common uses of Element • 2 compound for scandium is: Scandium oxide (or Discandium trioxide) - Sc2O3Scandium sulphide (or discandium trisulphide): Sc2S3 • 2 common uses for scandium: Used as a tracer in studies of oil wells and pipelines.
Appearance • Scandium is a metalfound in rare minerals.
Where is it commonly found? Is it natural or man made? • Scandium is found in rare minerals, which are found in Scandinavia and Madagascar. These rare minerals include: thortveitite, euxenite, and gadolinite. It can be found on earth the sun and stars. • Scandium is a natural substance.
Boiling point ,Melting point , density, ect) • Boiling Point: 3104°K, 2831°C, 5128°F Melting Point: 1812°K, 1539°C, 2802°F Density: 2.99 g/cm3, 300°K Atomic Numbe 21Atomic Weight: 44.955910Family: Transition MetalsCAS RN: 7440-20-2Description: Soft silvery white metal that tarnishes in air and burns easily once ignited. State (25 ° C): SolidOxidation states: +3Molar Volume: 15.04 cm3/moleValence Electrons: 3d14s2 • Electrons Energy Level: 2, 8, 9, 2Isotopes: 17 + 1 StableHeat of Vaporization: 314.2 kJ/molHeat of Fusion: 14.1 kJ/molSpecific Heat: 0.6 J/g°KAtomic Radius: 2.09ÅIonic Radius: 0.745ÅElectronegativity: 1.36 (Pauling); 1.2 (Allrod Rochow)Vapor Pressure: 22.1 Pa @ 1539°C
What is the state of matter? 2 chemical properties ,and how it reacts to other elements -Scandium ‘s state of matter is a solid/metal -scandium is a silvery-white metal which develops a slightly yellowish or pinkish cast upon exposure to air