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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Samarium vs Cerium

Compare Samarium and Cerium

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

Facts

Samarium
62
Sm
150.36
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f6 6s2
1072 °C
1803 °C
2, 8, 18, 24, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Samarium
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 Samarium was discovered by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in year 1879 in France. Samarium derived its name from from Samarskite, the name of the mineral from which it was first isolated
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 %)
5×10-7%
1×10-7%
1.7e-07
6e-06
4.5×10-11%
N/A
1×10-6%
4×10-7%
7.5e-07
6e-05
1.2×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

238 pm
20.448796409629 cm3
N/A
N/A
5.9×103
samarium Spectrum
362.1, 362.1, 2625 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
R_ 3m
166

Simple Trigonal

samarium 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
62
62
62
150.36
88.36
2, 8, 18, 24, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f6 6s2
4f6 6s2
 2;3
7F0
samarium 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:
144Sm, 149Sm, 150Sm, 152Sm, 154Sm.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
136Ce, 138Ce, 140Ce, 142Ce.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.17
50 kJ/mol
544.5, 1070, 2260, 3990 kJ/mol
4
1.12
50 kJ/mol
534.4, 1050, 1949, 3547, 6325, 7490 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.353 g/cm3
20.448796409629

 

50 GPa
20 GPa
38 GPa
0.27


 

N/A
412 MPa
441 MPa

 

1.1×106 S/m
9.4×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

13 W/(m K)
0.0000127 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.11×10-7
1.669×10-8
0.00081618

 

N/A

 

2130 m/s
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

1072 °C
1803 °C
N/A
N/A

 

8.6 kJ/mol
175 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

CAS7440-19-9
N/A
4.1
1325
N/A
1
N/A
1
1

 

150 °C
N/A
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N/A
4.1
1333
N/A
3
N/A
2
2

 

N/A
N/A