Periodic Table of the Elements: Ytterbium

Name: Ytterbium
Symbol: Yb
Atomic Number: 70
Atomic Mass: 173.04
Atomic Volume: 24.86 cc/mol
Discovered By: First isolated by Urbain in 1907
Discovery Date: 1907
Origin of Name: Ytterbium - Ytterby, a village in Sweden. Four elements are named for Ytterby: Yttrium, Ytterbium, Terbium, and Erbium
Toxicity: ???
Summary: A rare earth lanthanide. Ytterbium was once also called aldebaranium.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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