Periodic Table of the Elements: Fermium

Name: Fermium
Symbol: Fm
Atomic Number: 100
Atomic Mass: (257)
Atomic Volume: ??? cc/mol
Discovered By: First discovered in debris from a hydrogen bomb test by Ghiorso and coworkers in 1952, first synthesized by oxygen nucleus bombardment of uranium -238 in 1953
Discovery Date: 1952
Origin of Name: Fermium - named for Enrico Fermi
Toxicity: ???
Summary: Not found naturally on Earth. Synthesized by bombardment of trans-uranium elements.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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