Periodic Table of the Elements: Berkelium

Name: Berkelium
Symbol: Bk
Atomic Number: 97
Atomic Mass: (247)
Atomic Volume: ??? cc/mol
Discovered By: First synthesized by Thompson, Ghiorso, and Seaborg in 1949
Discovery Date: 1949
Origin of Name: Berkelium - named after Berkeley, California, home of the University of California cyclotron
Toxicity: ???
Summary: Not found naturally on earth. Synthesized by helium ion bombardment of Americium-241.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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