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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Cerium vs Neptunium

Compare Cerium and Neptunium

Compare Cerium and Neptunium 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 Cerium vs Neptunium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Ce vs Np on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Cerium
58
Ce
140.116
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f1 5d1 6s2
798 °C
3360 °C
2, 8, 18, 19, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Cerium
Neptunium
93
Np
237
Solid
Silver
actinide
N/A
 
7
f
[Rn] 5f4 6d1 7s2
644 °C
4×103 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 22, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Neptunium

History

History
The element Cerium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth in year 1803 in Germany and Sweden. Cerium derived its name from from the then recently discovered asteroid Ceres, considered a planet at the time
The element Neptunium was discovered by Edwin McMillan in year 1940 in United States. Neptunium derived its name derived its name from from Neptune, the eighth planet in the Solar System

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
1×10-6%
4×10-7%
7.5e-07
6e-05
1.2×10-10%
N/A
N/A
None
None
None
None
None

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

185 pm
20.947226790253 cm3
N/A
N/A
0.6
cerium Spectrum
362, 362, 599 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

cerium Crystal Structure
175 pm
11.58924205379 cm3
N/A
N/A
180
neptunium Spectrum
666.3, 472.3, 488.7 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Pnma
62

Simple Orthorhombic

neptunium 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
58
58
58
140.116
82.116
2, 8, 18, 19, 9, 2
[Xe] 4f1 5d1 6s2
4f1 5d1 6s2
 2;3;4
1G4
cerium Shells
93
93
93
237
144
2, 8, 18, 32, 22, 9, 2
[Rn] 5f4 6d1 7s2
5f4 6d1 7s2
 2;3;4;5;6;7
6L11/2
neptunium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
136Ce, 138Ce, 140Ce, 142Ce.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
None.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

4
1.12
50 kJ/mol
534.4, 1050, 1949, 3547, 6325, 7490 kJ/mol
6
1.36
N/A
604.5 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

6.689 g/cm3
20.947226790253

 

34 GPa
14 GPa
22 GPa
0.24


 

2.5 MPa
270 MPa
412 MPa

 

1.4×106 S/m
7.4×10-7 m Ω
0.022

 

11 W/(m K)
6.3×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
2.2×10-7
3.0826×10-8
0.0014716

 

N/A

 

2.1×103 m/s
20.45 g/cm3
11.58924205379

 

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

8.3×105 S/m
1.2×10-6 m Ω
N/A

 

6 W/(m K)
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

798 °C
3360 °C
N/A
0.022

 

5.5 kJ/mol
350 kJ/mol
N/A
644 °C
4×103 °C
N/A
N/A

 

10 kJ/mol
335 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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N/A
4.1
1333
N/A
3
N/A
2
2

 

N/A
N/A
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N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A