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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Neodymium vs Thorium

Compare Neodymium and Thorium

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

Facts

Neodymium
60
Nd
144.24
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f4 6s2
1021 °C
3.1×103 °C
2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Neodymium
Thorium
90
Th
232.0381
Solid
Silver
actinide
N/A
 
7
f
[Rn] 6d2 7s2
1750 °C
4820 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 10, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Thorium

History

History
The element Neodymium was discovered by Carl Auer von Welsbach in year 1885 in Austria. Neodymium derived its name from from the Greek neos didymos meaning 'new twin'
The element Thorium was discovered by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in year 1829 in Sweden. Thorium derived its name derived its name from from Thor, the Scandinavian god of thunder

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
1×10-6%
3×10-7%
5e-07
3.3e-05
2.8×10-10%
N/A
4×10-8%
3×10-8%
3.9×10-6%
6e-06
4×10-12%
None

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

206 pm
20.576319543509 cm3
N/A
N/A
49
neodymium Spectrum
365.8, 365.8, 1179.9 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

neodymium Crystal Structure
180 pm
19.791717843739 cm3
N/A
N/A
7.4
thorium Spectrum
508.42, 508.42, 508.42 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

thorium 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
60
60
60
144.24
84.24
2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f4 6s2
4f4 6s2
 2;3;4
5I4
neodymium Shells
90
90
90
232.0381
142.0381
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 10, 2
[Rn] 6d2 7s2
6d2 7s2
 1;2;3;4
3F2
thorium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
142Nd, 143Nd, 145Nd, 146Nd, 148Nd.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
232Th.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.14
50 kJ/mol
533.1, 1040, 2130, 3.9×103 kJ/mol
4
1.3
N/A
587, 1110, 1930, 2780 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.01 g/cm3
20.576319543509

 

41 GPa
16 GPa
32 GPa
0.28


 

N/A
343 MPa
265 MPa

 

1.6×106 S/m
6.4×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

17 W/(m K)
9.6×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
4.8×10-7
6.9235×10-8
0.0033648

 

N/A

 

2330 m/s
11.724 g/cm3
19.791717843739

 

79 GPa
31 GPa
54 GPa
0.27


 

3 MPa
350 MPa
400 MPa

 

6.7×106 S/m
1.5×10-7 m Ω
1.38

 

54 W/(m K)
0.000011 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
7.2×10-9
1.7×10-9
8.4e-05

 

N/A

 

2490 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1021 °C
3.1×103 °C
N/A
N/A

 

7.1 kJ/mol
285 kJ/mol
N/A
1750 °C
4820 °C
N/A
1.38

 

16 kJ/mol
530 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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RTECSQO8575000
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSXO6400000
7
2975
EU231-139-7
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

130 °C
N/A