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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Niobium vs Calcium

Compare Niobium and Calcium

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

Facts

Niobium
41
Nb
92.90638
Solid
Gray
transition metal
5
vanadium family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d4 5s1
2477 °C
4744 °C
2, 8, 18, 12, 1
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Calcium
20
Ca
40.078
Solid
Silver
alkaline earth metal
2
beryllium family 
4
s
[Ar] 4s2
842 °C
1484 °C
2, 8, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Calcium

History

History
The element Niobium was discovered by Charles Hatchett in year 1801 in United Kingdom. Niobium derived its name from from Niobe, daughter of king Tantalus from Greek mythology
The element Calcium was discovered by Humphry Davy in year 1808 in United Kingdom. Calcium derived its name derived its name from from the Latin calx, meaning 'lime'

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
2×10-7%
4×10-7%
1.9e-07
1.7e-05
1×10-10%
N/A
7e-05
7e-05
0.011
0.05
4.2e-06
0.014

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

198 pm
10.840884480747 cm3
137 pm
N/A
1.15
niobium Spectrum
330.04, 330.04, 330.04 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

niobium Crystal Structure
194 pm
25.856774193548 cm3
174 pm
N/A
0.43
calcium Spectrum
558.84, 558.84, 558.84 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

calcium 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
41
41
41
92.90638
51.90638
2, 8, 18, 12, 1
[Kr] 4d4 5s1
4d4 5s1
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5
6D1/2
niobium Shells
20
20
20
40.078
20.078
2, 8, 8, 2
[Ar] 4s2
4s2
 1;2
1S0
calcium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
93Nb.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
40Ca, 42Ca, 43Ca, 44Ca, 46Ca.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

5
1.6
86.1 kJ/mol
652.1, 1380, 2416, 3.7×103, 4877, 9847, 1.21×104 kJ/mol
2
1
2.37 kJ/mol
589.8, 1145.4, 4912.4, 6491, 8153, 10496, 12270, 14206, 18191, 20385, 57110 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

8.57 g/cm3
10.840884480747

 

105 GPa
38 GPa
170 GPa
0.4


 

6 MPa
1320 MPa
736 MPa

 

6.7×106 S/m
1.5×10-7 m Ω
9.25

 

54 W/(m K)
7.3×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
2.76×10-8
2.56×10-9
0.000237

 

N/A

 

3480 m/s
1.55 g/cm3
25.856774193548

 

20 GPa
7.4 GPa
17 GPa
0.31


 

1.75 MPa
N/A
167 MPa

 

2.9×107 S/m
3.4×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

200 W/(m K)
0.0000223 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.38×10-8
5.531×10-10
2.139e-05

 

N/A

 

3810 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

2477 °C
4744 °C
N/A
9.25

 

26.8 kJ/mol
690 kJ/mol
N/A
842 °C
1484 °C
N/A
N/A

 

8.54 kJ/mol
155 kJ/mol
-990 J/(kg K)

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
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N/A
4.2
1855
N/A
1
Water Reactive
3
2

 

N/A
N/A