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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Gadolinium vs Erbium

Compare Gadolinium and Erbium

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

Facts

Gadolinium
64
Gd
157.25
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f7 5d1 6s2
1313 °C
3250 °C
2, 8, 18, 25, 9, 2
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Erbium
68
Er
167.259
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f12 6s2
1497 °C
2868 °C
2, 8, 18, 30, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Erbium

History

History
The element Gadolinium was discovered by Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac in year 1880 in Switzerland. Gadolinium derived its name from from Johan Gadolin, chemist, physicist and mineralogist
The element Erbium was discovered by Carl Gustaf Mosander in year 1842 in Sweden. Erbium derived its name derived its name from from Ytterby, Sweden

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
2×10-7%
2×10-7%
2.3e-07
5.2e-06
7×10-11%
N/A
2×10-7%
1×10-7%
1.8e-07
3e-06
9×10-11%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

233 pm
19.902543981774 cm3
N/A
N/A
4.9×104
gadolinium Spectrum
363.6, 363.6, 578.26 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

gadolinium Crystal Structure
226 pm
18.449040370615 cm3
N/A
N/A
165
erbium Spectrum
355.88, 355.88, 558.74 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

erbium 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
64
64
64
157.25
93.25
2, 8, 18, 25, 9, 2
[Xe] 4f7 5d1 6s2
4f7 5d1 6s2
 1;2;3
9D2
gadolinium Shells
68
68
68
167.259
99.259
2, 8, 18, 30, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f12 6s2
4f12 6s2
 2;3
3H6
erbium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
154Gd, 155Gd, 156Gd, 157Gd, 158Gd, 160Gd.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
162Er, 164Er, 166Er, 167Er, 168Er, 170Er.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.2
50 kJ/mol
593.4, 1170, 1990, 4250 kJ/mol
3
1.24
50 kJ/mol
589.3, 1150, 2194, 4120 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.901 g/cm3
19.902543981774

 

55 GPa
22 GPa
38 GPa
0.26


 

N/A
570 MPa
N/A

 

7.7×105 S/m
1.3×10-6 m Ω
1.083

 

11 W/(m K)
9.4×10-6 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
292 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

2680 m/s
9.066 g/cm3
18.449040370615

 

70 GPa
28 GPa
44 GPa
0.24


 

N/A
589 MPa
814 MPa

 

1.2×106 S/m
8.6×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

15 W/(m K)
0.0000122 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
32 K
3.77×10-6
6.30566×10-7
0.0341788

 

N/A

 

2830 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1313 °C
3250 °C
N/A
1.083

 

10 kJ/mol
305 kJ/mol
N/A
1497 °C
2868 °C
N/A
N/A

 

19.9 kJ/mol
285 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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