Periodic Table of the Elements: Gadolinium

Name: Gadolinium
Symbol: Gd
Atomic Number: 64
Atomic Mass: 157.25
Atomic Volume: 19.94 cc/mol
Discovered By: First isolated by Marignac in 1880
Discovery Date: 1880
Origin of Name: Gadolinium - from the mineral gadolinite, named after the Finnish chemist Gadolin
Toxicity: ???
Summary: A rare earth lanthanide. Used for color TV phosphors.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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