Periodic Table of the Elements: Samarium

Name: Samarium
Symbol: Sm
Atomic Number: 62
Atomic Mass: 150.35
Atomic Volume: 19.95 cc/mol
Discovered By: Lecoq de Boisbaudran
Discovery Date: 1879
Origin of Name: Samarium - from the mineral samarskite, named after Colonel Samarski, a Russian mine official
Toxicity: ???
Summary: A rare earth lanthanide. Samarium-cobalt alloy (SmCo 5 ) is an extremely magnetic metal.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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