Periodic Table of the Elements: Polonium

Name: Polonium
Symbol: Po
Atomic Number: 84
Atomic Mass: (209)
Atomic Volume: ??? cc/mol
Discovered By: Madame Curie
Discovery Date: 1898
Origin of Name: Polonium - Poland
Toxicity: ???
Summary: Very rare in nature, can be manufactured by nuclear bombardment. Polonium-210 is intensively radioactive. It is an alpha emitter, and causes a blue glow created by excitation of air molecules.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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