Vanadium

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Vanadium

Vanadium

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The mass number of the most common isotope is 51.

The oxidation states are +5, +4, +3, +2.

The electron configuration is [Ar] 3d3 4s2.

The average atomic mass is 50.9415 amu.

The boiling point is 3380.0 °C.

Its phase at room temparature is solid.

The empirical atomic Radius is 134 pm.

The density is 6.1 g.cm-3 at 20°C.

The melting point is 1890.0 °C.

It is used for nuclear applications, for producing rust-resistant springs and steels, for making tools, as ferrovanadium or as a steel additive, as a bonding agent in biding titanium to steel, in ceramics and as a chemical catalyst, and for dyeing and printing fabrics.

Its common compounds include Ferrovanadium dust, Vanadium pentoxide, Vanadyl sulfate, and Vanadium(IV) chloride.

The electronegativity is 1.63.

Some interesting facts are that Vandium was discovered in 1830. It was discovered by Nils Sefstrom. It was named after the Scandinavian goddess Vanadis.


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