Periodic Table of the Elements: Rubidium

Name: Rubidium
Symbol: Rb
Atomic Number: 37
Atomic Mass: 85.47
Atomic Volume: 55.48 cc/mol
Discovered By: Bunsen and Kirchoff
Discovery Date: 1861
Origin of Name: Rubidium - (Latin) rubidius (deepest red)
Toxicity: No information available.
Summary: Not found free in nature. The chemical properties of rubidium resembles those of potassium. Ignites spontaneously in oxygen.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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