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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Holmium vs Erbium

Compare Holmium and Erbium

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

Facts

Holmium
67
Ho
164.93032
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f11 6s2
1474 °C
2700 °C
2, 8, 18, 29, 8, 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 Holmium was discovered by Marc Delafontaine in year 1878 in Switzerland. Holmium derived its name from from Holmia, the New Latin name for Stockholm
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 %)
5×10-8%
None
5.9×10-6%
1.2e-06
2.2×10-11%
N/A
2×10-7%
1×10-7%
1.8e-07
3e-06
9×10-11%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

226 pm
18.752736782263 cm3
N/A
N/A
65
holmium Spectrum
357.73, 357.73, 561.58 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

holmium 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
67
67
67
164.93032
97.93032
2, 8, 18, 29, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f11 6s2
4f11 6s2
 2;3
4I15/2
holmium 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:
165Ho.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
162Er, 164Er, 166Er, 167Er, 168Er, 170Er.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.23
50 kJ/mol
581, 1140, 2204, 4.1×103 kJ/mol
3
1.24
50 kJ/mol
589.3, 1150, 2194, 4120 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

8.795 g/cm3
18.752736782263

 

65 GPa
26 GPa
40 GPa
0.23


 

N/A
481 MPa
746 MPa

 

1.1×106 S/m
9.4×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

16 W/(m K)
0.0000112 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
20 K
5.49×10-6
9.05467×10-7
0.0482845

 

N/A

 

2760 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

1474 °C
2700 °C
N/A
N/A

 

17 kJ/mol
265 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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4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

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N/A
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