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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Iron vs Iridium

Compare Iron and Iridium

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

Facts

Iron
26
Fe
55.845
Solid
Gray
transition metal
8
iron family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
1538 °C
2861 °C
2, 8, 14, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Iron
Iridium
77
Ir
192.217
Solid
Silver
transition metal
9
cobalt family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d7 6s2
2466 °C
4428 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 15, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Iridium

History

History
The element Iron was discovered by unknown in year 2000 BC in unknown place. Iron derived its name from from English word (ferrum in Latin)
The element Iridium was discovered by Smithson Tennant in year 1803 in France and United Kingdom. Iridium derived its name derived its name from from Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
0.0011
0.001
0.22
0.063
3×10-7%
6e-05
2×10-7%
2×10-7%
5.4e-07
4×10-8%
N/A
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

156 pm
7.0923291846584 cm3
125 pm
N/A
2.56
iron Spectrum
286.65, 286.65, 286.65 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

iron Crystal Structure
180 pm
8.5202570921986 cm3
137 pm
N/A
425
iridium Spectrum
383.9, 383.9, 383.9 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

iridium 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
26
26
26
55.845
29.845
2, 8, 14, 2
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
3d6 4s2
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7
5D4
iron Shells
77
77
77
192.217
115.217
2, 8, 18, 32, 15, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d7 6s2
5d7 6s2
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7;8;9
4F9/2
iridium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
54Fe, 56Fe, 57Fe, 58Fe.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
191Ir, 193Ir.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.83
15.7 kJ/mol
762.5, 1561.9, 2957, 5290, 7240, 9560, 12060, 14580, 22540, 25290, 2.8×104, 31920, 34830, 37840, 4.41×104, 47206, 1.222×105, 1.31×105, 1.405×105, 1.526×105, 1.63×105 kJ/mol
6
2.2
151 kJ/mol
880, 1.6×103 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.874 g/cm3
7.0923291846584

 

211 GPa
82 GPa
170 GPa
0.29


 

4 MPa
608 MPa
490 MPa

 

1×107 S/m
9.7×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

80 W/(m K)
0.0000118 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
1043 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

4910 m/s
22.56 g/cm3
8.5202570921986

 

528 GPa
210 GPa
320 GPa
0.26


 

6.5 MPa
1760 MPa
1670 MPa

 

2.1×107 S/m
4.7×10-8 m Ω
0.11

 

150 W/(m K)
6.4×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.67×10-9
3.21×10-10
3.77e-05

 

N/A

 

4825 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1538 °C
2861 °C
N/A
N/A

 

13.8 kJ/mol
347 kJ/mol
N/A
2466 °C
4428 °C
N/A
0.11

 

26 kJ/mol
560 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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RTECSNO4565500
4.1
3089
N/A
1
N/A
1
0

 

100 °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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