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Americium


Americium

Discovery

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Name Americium
Atomic Number 95
Atomic Weight (243)
Symbol Am
Melting Point ( °C ) 1449 K ​(1176 °C, ​2149 °F)
Boiling Point ( °C ) 2880 K ​(2607 °C, ​4725 °F)
Density (g/cm3) 12 g·cm−3 (at 0 °C, 101.325 kPa)
Earth crust (%)
Discovery (Year) 1944
Group Group N/A
Electron configuration Rn 5f7 7s2
Ionization energy (eV) 578 kJ·mol−1

Americium is a radioactive chemical element with a atomic number of 95 and estimated atomic weight of 243. It was discovered in 1944 at UC Berkeley by Glenn T. Seaborg. This element is located in the F Block and has no Americium has an shiny metal look and is in period 7.