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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Promethium vs Cerium

Compare Promethium and Cerium

Compare Promethium and Cerium 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 Cerium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Pm vs Ce 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
Cerium
58
Ce
140.116
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f1 5d1 6s2
798 °C
3360 °C
2, 8, 18, 19, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Cerium

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 Cerium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth in year 1803 in Germany and Sweden. Cerium derived its name derived its name from from the then recently discovered asteroid Ceres, considered a planet at the time

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
N/A
None
None
None
None
None
1×10-6%
4×10-7%
7.5e-07
6e-05
1.2×10-10%
N/A

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
185 pm
20.947226790253 cm3
N/A
N/A
0.6
cerium Spectrum
362, 362, 599 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

cerium 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
58
58
58
140.116
82.116
2, 8, 18, 19, 9, 2
[Xe] 4f1 5d1 6s2
4f1 5d1 6s2
 2;3;4
1G4
cerium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
None.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
136Ce, 138Ce, 140Ce, 142Ce.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
N/A
50 kJ/mol
540, 1050, 2150, 3970 kJ/mol
4
1.12
50 kJ/mol
534.4, 1050, 1949, 3547, 6325, 7490 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
6.689 g/cm3
20.947226790253

 

34 GPa
14 GPa
22 GPa
0.24


 

2.5 MPa
270 MPa
412 MPa

 

1.4×106 S/m
7.4×10-7 m Ω
0.022

 

11 W/(m K)
6.3×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
2.2×10-7
3.0826×10-8
0.0014716

 

N/A

 

2.1×103 m/s

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
798 °C
3360 °C
N/A
0.022

 

5.5 kJ/mol
350 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

CAS7440-12-2
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
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N/A
4.1
1333
N/A
3
N/A
2
2

 

N/A
N/A