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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Thulium vs Neodymium

Compare Thulium and Neodymium

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

Facts

Thulium
69
Tm
168.93421
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f13 6s2
1545 °C
1950 °C
2, 8, 18, 31, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Thulium
Neodymium
60
Nd
144.24
Solid
Silver
lanthanide
N/A
 
6
f
[Xe] 4f4 6s2
1021 °C
3.1×103 °C
2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Neodymium

History

History
The element Thulium was discovered by Per Teodor Cleve in year 1879 in Sweden. Thulium derived its name from from Thule, the ancient name for Scandinavia
The element Neodymium was discovered by Carl Auer von Welsbach in year 1885 in Austria. Neodymium derived its name derived its name from from the Greek neos didymos meaning 'new twin'

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
1×10-8%
2×10-8%
2.9×10-6%
4.5e-07
2×10-11%
N/A
1×10-6%
3×10-7%
5e-07
3.3e-05
2.8×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

222 pm
18.124043557558 cm3
N/A
N/A
105
thulium Spectrum
353.75, 353.75, 555.46 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

thulium Crystal Structure
206 pm
20.576319543509 cm3
N/A
N/A
49
neodymium Spectrum
365.8, 365.8, 1179.9 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

neodymium 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
69
69
69
168.93421
99.93421
2, 8, 18, 31, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f13 6s2
4f13 6s2
 2;3
2F7/2
thulium Shells
60
60
60
144.24
84.24
2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 2
[Xe] 4f4 6s2
4f4 6s2
 2;3;4
5I4
neodymium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
169Tm.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
142Nd, 143Nd, 145Nd, 146Nd, 148Nd.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.25
50 kJ/mol
596.7, 1160, 2285, 4120 kJ/mol
3
1.14
50 kJ/mol
533.1, 1040, 2130, 3.9×103 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

9.321 g/cm3
18.124043557558

 

74 GPa
31 GPa
45 GPa
0.21


 

N/A
520 MPa
471 MPa

 

1.4×106 S/m
7×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

17 W/(m K)
0.0000133 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
25 K
1.99×10-6
3.36179×10-7
0.0185488

 

N/A

 

N/A
7.01 g/cm3
20.576319543509

 

41 GPa
16 GPa
32 GPa
0.28


 

N/A
343 MPa
265 MPa

 

1.6×106 S/m
6.4×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

17 W/(m K)
9.6×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
4.8×10-7
6.9235×10-8
0.0033648

 

N/A

 

2330 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1545 °C
1950 °C
N/A
N/A

 

16.8 kJ/mol
250 kJ/mol
N/A
1021 °C
3.1×103 °C
N/A
N/A

 

7.1 kJ/mol
285 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSQO8575000
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A