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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Lithium vs Scandium

Compare Lithium and Scandium

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

Facts

Lithium
3
Li
6.941
Solid
Silver
alkali metal
1
lithium family 
2
s
[He] 2s1
180.54 °C
1342 °C
2, 1
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Scandium
21
Sc
44.95591
Solid
Silver
transition metal
3
scandium family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d1 4s2
1541 °C
2830 °C
2, 8, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Scandium

History

History
The element Lithium was discovered by Johan August Arfwedson in year 1817 in Sweden. Lithium derived its name from the Greek word lithos, meaning 'stone'
The element Scandium was discovered by Lars Fredrik Nilson in year 1879 in Sweden. Scandium derived its name derived its name from from Scandia, the Latin name for Scandinavia

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
6×10-7%
6×10-9%
1.7e-06
1.7e-05
1.8e-07
3×10-6%
3×10-6%
4×10-6%
6.4e-06
2.6e-05
1.5×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

167 pm
12.973831775701 cm3
134 pm
182 pm
0.045
lithium Spectrum
351, 351, 351 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

lithium Crystal Structure
184 pm
15.060606365159 cm3
144 pm
N/A
27.2
scandium Spectrum
330.9, 330.9, 527.33 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

scandium 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
3
3
3
6.941
3.941
2, 1
[He] 2s1
2s1
 1
2S1/2
lithium Shells
21
21
21
44.95591
23.95591
2, 8, 9, 2
[Ar] 3d1 4s2
3d1 4s2
 1;2;3
2D3/2
scandium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
6Li, 7Li.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
45Sc.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

1
0.98
59.6 kJ/mol
520.2, 7298.1, 11815 kJ/mol
3
1.36
18.1 kJ/mol
633.1, 1235, 2388.6, 7090.6, 8843, 10679, 13310, 15250, 17370, 21726, 24102, 66320, 73010, 80160, 89490, 9.74×104, 1.056×105, 1.17×105, 124270, 547530, 582163 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

0.535 g/cm3
12.973831775701

 

4.9 GPa
4.2 GPa
11 GPa
N/A


 

0.6 MPa
N/A
N/A

 

1.1×107 S/m
9.4×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

85 W/(m K)
0.000046 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
2.56×10-8
1.78×10-10
1.37×10-6

 

N/A

 

6×103 m/s
2.985 g/cm3
15.060606365159

 

74 GPa
29 GPa
57 GPa
0.28


 

N/A
N/A
750 MPa

 

1.8×106 S/m
5.5×10-7 m Ω
0.05

 

16 W/(m K)
0.0000102 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
8.8×10-8
3.956×10-9
0.0002627

 

N/A

 

N/A

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

180.54 °C
1342 °C
3223 K
N/A

 

3 kJ/mol
147 kJ/mol
-298 J/(kg K)
1541 °C
2830 °C
N/A
0.05

 

16 kJ/mol
318 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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4.3
1415
N/A
2
Water Reactive
3
2

 

179 °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