Periodic Table of the Elements: Radium

Name: Radium
Symbol: Ra
Atomic Number: 88
Atomic Mass: 226
Atomic Volume: ??? cc/mol
Discovered By: Pierre and Marie Curie
Discovery Date: 1898
Origin of Name: Radium - (Latin) radius (ray)
Toxicity: ???
Summary: Found associated with uranium in Nature. Radium and its compounds are luminescent. Radium was once used in luminous paint.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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