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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Cadmium vs Scandium

Compare Cadmium and Scandium

Compare Cadmium and Scandium on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Cadmium vs Scandium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Cd vs Sc on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Cadmium
48
Cd
112.411
Solid
Silver
transition metal
12
zinc family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d10 5s2
321.07 °C
767 °C
2, 8, 18, 18, 2
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Scandium
21
Sc
44.95591
Solid
Silver
transition metal
3
scandium family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d1 4s2
1541 °C
2830 °C
2, 8, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Scandium

History

History
The element Cadmium was discovered by Karl Samuel Leberecht Hermann in year 1817 in Germany. Cadmium derived its name from from the New Latin cadmia, from King Kadmos
The element Scandium was discovered by Lars Fredrik Nilson in year 1879 in Sweden. Scandium derived its name derived its name from from Scandia, the Latin name for Scandinavia

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
2×10-7%
6×10-7%
4.4e-07
1.5e-07
5×10-9%
7e-07
3×10-6%
4×10-6%
6.4e-06
2.6e-05
1.5×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

161 pm
12.99549132948 cm3
148 pm
158 pm
2450
cadmium Spectrum
297.94, 297.94, 561.86 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

cadmium Crystal Structure
184 pm
15.060606365159 cm3
144 pm
N/A
27.2
scandium Spectrum
330.9, 330.9, 527.33 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

scandium Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
48
48
48
112.411
64.411
2, 8, 18, 18, 2
[Kr] 4d10 5s2
4d10 5s2
-2  1;2
1S0
cadmium Shells
21
21
21
44.95591
23.95591
2, 8, 9, 2
[Ar] 3d1 4s2
3d1 4s2
 1;2;3
2D3/2
scandium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
106Cd, 108Cd, 110Cd, 111Cd, 112Cd, 114Cd.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
45Sc.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

2
1.69
0 kJ/mol
867.8, 1631.4, 3616 kJ/mol
3
1.36
18.1 kJ/mol
633.1, 1235, 2388.6, 7090.6, 8843, 10679, 13310, 15250, 17370, 21726, 24102, 66320, 73010, 80160, 89490, 9.74×104, 1.056×105, 1.17×105, 124270, 547530, 582163 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

8.65 g/cm3
12.99549132948

 

50 GPa
19 GPa
42 GPa
0.3


 

2 MPa
N/A
203 MPa

 

1.4×107 S/m
7×10-8 m Ω
0.517

 

97 W/(m K)
0.0000308 K-1

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-2.3×10-9
-2.59×10-10
-1.99e-05

 

N/A

 

2310 m/s
2.985 g/cm3
15.060606365159

 

74 GPa
29 GPa
57 GPa
0.28


 

N/A
N/A
750 MPa

 

1.8×106 S/m
5.5×10-7 m Ω
0.05

 

16 W/(m K)
0.0000102 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
8.8×10-8
3.956×10-9
0.0002627

 

N/A

 

N/A

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

321.07 °C
767 °C
N/A
0.517

 

6.3 kJ/mol
100 kJ/mol
N/A
1541 °C
2830 °C
N/A
0.05

 

16 kJ/mol
318 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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6.1
2570
N/A
2
N/A
2
0

 

250 °C
N/A
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N/A
4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A

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