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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Cerium vs Protactinium

Compare Cerium and Protactinium

Compare Cerium and Protactinium 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 Protactinium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Ce vs Pa 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
Protactinium
91
Pa
231.03588
Solid
Silver
actinide
N/A
 
7
f
[Rn] 5f2 6d1 7s2
1572 °C
4000 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 20, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Protactinium

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 Protactinium was discovered by William Crookes in year 1913 in Germany and United Kingdom. Protactinium derived its name derived its name from from the Greek protos, 'first', and actinium, which is produced through the radioactive decay of protactinium

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
N/A
N/A
9.9×10-13%
2×10-23%
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
180 pm
15.03161223162 cm3
N/A
N/A
500
protactinium Spectrum
392.5, 392.5, 323.8 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
I4/mmm
139

Centered Tetragonal

protactinium 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
91
91
91
231.03588
140.03588
2, 8, 18, 32, 20, 9, 2
[Rn] 5f2 6d1 7s2
5f2 6d1 7s2
 3;4;5
4K11/2
protactinium 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
5
1.5
N/A
568 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
15.37 g/cm3
15.03161223162

 

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


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

5.6×106 S/m
1.8×10-7 m Ω
1.4

 

47 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
3.25×10-8
7.509×10-9
0.0004995

 

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
1572 °C
4000 °C
N/A
1.4

 

15 kJ/mol
470 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