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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Yttrium vs Cerium

Compare Yttrium and Cerium

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

Facts

Yttrium
39
Y
88.90585
Solid
Silver
transition metal
3
scandium family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d1 5s2
1526 °C
3345 °C
2, 8, 18, 9, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Yttrium
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 Yttrium was discovered by Johan Gadolin in year 1794 in Finland. Yttrium derived its name from from Ytterby, Sweden
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 %)
7×10-7%
1×10-6%
1.9e-06
2.9e-05
1.3×10-9%
N/A
1×10-6%
4×10-7%
7.5e-07
6e-05
1.2×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

212 pm
19.880556797853 cm3
162 pm
N/A
1.28
yttrium Spectrum
364.74, 364.74, 573.06 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

yttrium 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
39
39
39
88.90585
49.90585
2, 8, 18, 9, 2
[Kr] 4d1 5s2
4d1 5s2
 1;2;3
2D3/2
yttrium 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:
89Y.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
136Ce, 138Ce, 140Ce, 142Ce.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.22
29.6 kJ/mol
600, 1180, 1980, 5847, 7430, 8970, 11190, 12450, 14110, 1.84×104 kJ/mol
4
1.12
50 kJ/mol
534.4, 1050, 1949, 3547, 6325, 7490 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

4.472 g/cm3
19.880556797853

 

64 GPa
26 GPa
41 GPa
0.24


 

N/A
N/A
589 MPa

 

1.8×106 S/m
5.6×10-7 m Ω
1.3

 

17 W/(m K)
0.0000106 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
6.66×10-8
5.921×10-9
0.0002978

 

N/A

 

3.3×103 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

1526 °C
3345 °C
N/A
1.3

 

11.4 kJ/mol
380 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

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RTECSZG2980000
4.1
3089
N/A
2
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