Polonium

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Polonium

Number of electrons: 84 Number of protons : 84Number of Neutrons : 125 Common oxidation: +4 , +2

name of element: Polonium origin of name & symbol: Poland symbol: Po Atomic number: 84 State at Room temperature : solid

Polonium

Polonium was discovered by Marie Curie in 1898.

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Color: unknownMelting point: 254 C/ 489 F Boiling point: 962 C/ 1764 FCompounds used with- PoCl2- PoO2-PoH2

Uses1.mixed or alloyed with beryllium to provide a source of neutrons2.used for eliminating static charges in textile mills (-sources are more common and less dangerous)3.used on brushes for removing dust from photographic films

Noble gas configuration:[Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p4Full Electron Configuration: 1s22s22p63s23p63d104s24p64d105s25p64f145d106s26p4

Polonium-210 emits alpha particles, which can damage or destroy genetic material inside of cells. Isotopes that emit alpha particles are toxic if they are ingested or inhaled because the alpha particles are very reactive


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