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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Silver vs Tantalum

Compare Silver and Tantalum

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

Facts

Silver
47
Ag
107.8682
Solid
Silver
transition metal
11
copper family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d10 5s1
961.78 °C
2162 °C
2, 8, 18, 18, 1
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Tantalum
73
Ta
180.9479
Solid
Gray
transition metal
5
vanadium family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2
3017 °C
5458 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 11, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Tantalum

History

History
The element Silver was discovered by unknown in year 3000 BC in unknown place. Silver derived its name from from English word (argentum in Latin)
The element Tantalum was discovered by Anders Gustaf Ekeberg in year 1802 in Sweden. Tantalum derived its name derived its name from from King Tantalus, father of Niobe from Greek mythology

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
6×10-8%
1×10-7%
1.4e-07
7.9×10-6%
1×10-8%
N/A
8×10-9%
N/A
2×10-6%
1.7e-06
2×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

165 pm
10.282955195424 cm3
153 pm
172 pm
63.6
silver Spectrum
408.53, 408.53, 408.53 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

silver Crystal Structure
200 pm
10.867741741742 cm3
138 pm
N/A
20.5
tantalum Spectrum
330.13, 330.13, 330.13 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

tantalum 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
47
47
47
107.8682
60.8682
2, 8, 18, 18, 1
[Kr] 4d10 5s1
4d10 5s1
-2;-1  1;2;3;4
2S1/2
silver Shells
73
73
73
180.9479
107.9479
2, 8, 18, 32, 11, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2
5d3 6s2
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5
4F3/2
tantalum Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
107Ag, 109Ag.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
181Ta.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

1
1.93
125.6 kJ/mol
731, 2070, 3361 kJ/mol
5
1.5
31 kJ/mol
761, 1.5×103 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

10.49 g/cm3
10.282955195424

 

83 GPa
30 GPa
100 GPa
0.37


 

2.5 MPa
251 MPa
24.5 MPa

 

6.2×107 S/m
1.6×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

430 W/(m K)
0.0000189 K-1

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-2.27×10-9
-2.45×10-10
-2.38e-05

 

N/A

 

2.6×103 m/s
16.65 g/cm3
10.867741741742

 

186 GPa
69 GPa
200 GPa
0.34


 

6.5 MPa
873 MPa
800 MPa

 

7.7×106 S/m
1.3×10-7 m Ω
4.47

 

57 W/(m K)
6.3×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.07×10-8
1.936×10-9
0.0001782

 

N/A

 

3.4×103 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

961.78 °C
2162 °C
N/A
N/A

 

11.3 kJ/mol
255 kJ/mol
N/A
3017 °C
5458 °C
N/A
4.47

 

36 kJ/mol
735 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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N/A
N/A
N/A
0
N/A
1
0

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSWW5505000
4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A

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