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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Promethium vs Americium

Compare Promethium and Americium

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

Facts

Promethium
61
Pm
145
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f5 6s2
1.1×103 °C
3×103 °C
2, 8, 18, 23, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Promethium
Americium
95
Am
243
Solid
Silver
actinide
N/A
 
7
f
[Rn] 5f7 7s2
1176 °C
2011 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 25, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Americium

History

History
The element Promethium was discovered by Chien Shiung Wu in year 1945 in United States. Promethium derived its name from from Prometheus of Greek mythology who stole fire from the Gods and gave it to humans
The element Americium was discovered by Glenn T. Seaborg in year 1944 in United States. Americium derived its name derived its name from from The Americas, as the element was first synthesized on the continent, by analogy with europium

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
N/A
None
None
None
None
None
N/A
None
None
None
None
None

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

205 pm
19.961453744493 cm3
N/A
N/A
8×103
promethium Spectrum
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Simple Hexagonal

promethium Crystal Structure
175 pm
17.77615215801 cm3
N/A
N/A
74
americium Spectrum
346.81, 346.81, 1124.1 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

americium 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
61
61
61
145
84
2, 8, 18, 23, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f5 6s2
4f5 6s2
 2;3
6H5/2
promethium Shells
95
95
95
243
148
2, 8, 18, 32, 25, 8, 2
[Rn] 5f7 7s2
5f7 7s2
 2;3;4;5;6;7
8S7/2
americium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
None.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
None.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
N/A
50 kJ/mol
540, 1050, 2150, 3970 kJ/mol
4
1.3
N/A
578 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.264 g/cm3
19.961453744493

 

46 GPa
18 GPa
33 GPa
0.28


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

1.3×106 S/m
7.5×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

15 W/(m K)
0.000011 K-1

 

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

 

N/A

 

N/A
13.67 g/cm3
17.77615215801

 

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


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
0.6

 

10 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
5.15×10-8
1.251×10-8
0.000704

 

N/A

 

N/A

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1.1×103 °C
3×103 °C
N/A
N/A

 

7.7 kJ/mol
290 kJ/mol
N/A
1176 °C
2011 °C
N/A
0.6

 

N/A
N/A
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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