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|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 (%)|
|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.