Praseodymium

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by ChloeKolbenheyer
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Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Chemical Elements
Grade:
6

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Praseodymium

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Symbol: Pr

Atomic Number: 59

Atomic Mass:140.91

Praseodymium!

1st Use!One thing this element is used for is to color glass and porcelain

Praseodymium was discovered by Carl Auer von Welsbach in 1885

3rd Use!Praseodymium is also used to make Welder and Glass blower goggles

Classification: Rare Earth Elements

Group:3

Period:6

2nd Use!Another use of Praseodynium is it is used for projection lighting in the Major Motion Picture Industry

Fun Fact #3!Praseodymium is chemically similar to Gadolinium

Standard State?Praseodymium's standard state is solid

By Chloe Kolbenheyer

Winter, Mark. "Praseodymium". Webelements.com. Web Elements Ltd., N.d. Web. 26 Nov., 2014

Citations

K., Maggie and S. Kirsten. "Praseodymium". Hobart.com. N.p, n.d. Web. 26 Nov. 2014

Origin of name:Comes from the Greek words, "Prasion" meaning green, and "didymos" meaning twin

Pray-see-o-dy-me-um

Color:Silver Grey

Where is it found?Praseodymium is found in the earths crust!

Fun Fact #1!Praseodymium is ductile and malleable!

Fun fact #2!Praseodymium does not occur in nature


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