Periodic Table of the Elements: Rhodium

Name: Rhodium
Symbol: Rh
Atomic Number: 45
Atomic Mass: 102.905
Atomic Volume: 8.28 cc/mol
Discovered By: Wollaston
Discovery Date: 1803
Origin of Name: Rhodium - (Greek) rhodon (rose)
Toxicity: No information available about the elemental form. Compounds have low toxicity.
Summary: A member of the Platinum group. Rhodium is found both native and in ores. One of the rarest elements, only about 10-7% of the earth's crust.


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