Element: Yttrium (Y)

Element (Atom) NameYttrium
SymbolY
Physical state at room temperatureSolid
Element ClassificationMetal
Group NameNone
Period Number (Periodic table) 5
Group number (Periodic table)3
Atomic number39 
Atomic weight88.90584 (Ref:  Jlab-ele039, Ciaaw-yttrium, Nist-39)
88.91 (Ref: Lanl-39)
Atomic Radius219 pm (Van der Waals) (Ref: Lanl-39)
Density4.47 g/cm3 (Ref:  Jlab-ele039)
Melting point1522°C (Ref:  Jlab-ele039)
1526 °C (Ref: Lanl-39)
Boiling point3345°C (Ref:  Jlab-ele039)
2930 °C (Ref: Lanl-39)
Electron shell configuration1s2 
2s2 2p6 
3s2 3p6 3d10 
4s2 4p6 4d1 
5s2
Oxidation States+3 (Ref:  Jlab-ele039)
3, 2, 1 ​(a weakly basic oxide) (Ref: Lanl-39)
Ionization Energy6.217 eV (Ref: Jlab-ele039)
6.21726  eV (Ref: Nist-39)
Number of Stable Isotopes1 (Ref: Jlab-ele039)
InChIInChI=1S/Y (Ref: Pubchem-39)
InChI KeyVWQVUPCCIRVNHF-UHFFFAOYSA-N (Ref: Pubchem-39)
Remarks 

REFERENCES

  • Jlab-ele039: https://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele039.html
  • Lanl-39: https://periodic.lanl.gov/39.shtml
  • Ciaaw-yttrium: https://www.ciaaw.org/yttrium.htm
  • Nist-39 : https://physics.nist.gov/cgi-bin/Elements/elInfo.pl?element=39
  • Pubchem-39: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/element/39
  • science.co.il: https://www.science.co.il/elements/

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