Periodic Table of the Elements: Curium

Name: Curium
Symbol: Cm
Atomic Number: 96
Atomic Mass: (247)
Atomic Volume: ??? cc/mol
Discovered By: First synthesized by Seaborg, James, and Ghiorso in 1944
Discovery Date:
Origin of Name: Curium - named for Pierre and Marie Curie
Toxicity: ???
Summary: Not found naturally on earth. Synthesized by helium ion bombardment of Plutonium-239. Curium, like Plutonium, is toxic.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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