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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Neodymium vs Actinium

Compare Neodymium and Actinium

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

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1
1
H
Hydrogen
1.008

Atomic #

Electronic Shell #

Symbol
Name
Atomic Weight
HGas
HgLiquid
CSolid
Metals
Metalloids
NonMetals
Alkali metals
Alkali earth metals
Lanthanoids
Transition metals
Post-transition metals
Other nonmetals
Halogens
Nobel gas
Actinoids
2
He
Helium
4.003
2
3
Li
Lithium
6.941
4
Be
Beryllium
9.012
5
B
Boron
10.811
6
C
Carbon
12.011
7
N
Nitrogen
14.007
8
O
Oxygen
15.999
9
F
Fluorine
18.998
10
Ne
Neon
20.180
3
11
Na
Sodium
22.990
12
Mg
Magnesium
24.305
13
Al
Aluminium
26.982
14
Si
Silicon
28.085
15
P
Phosphorus
30.974
16
S
Sulfur
32.065
17
Cl
Chlorine
35.453
18
Ar
Argon
39.948
4
19
K
Potassium
39.098
20
Ca
Calcium
40.078
21
Sc
Scandium
44.956
22
Ti
Titanium
47.867
23
V
Vanadium
50.941
24
Cr
Chromium
51.996
25
Mn
Manganese
54.938
26
Fe
Iron
55.845
27
Co
Cobalt
58.933
28
Ni
Nickel
58.693
29
Cu
Copper
63.546
30
Zn
Zinc
65.409
31
Ga
Gallium
69.723
32
Ge
Germanium
72.640
33
As
Arsenic
74.922
34
Se
Selenium
78.960
35
Br
Bromine
79.904
36
Kr
Krypton
83.798
5
37
Rb
Rubidium
85.468
38
Sr
Strontium
87.620
39
Y
Yttrium
88.906
40
Zr
Zirconium
91.224
41
Nb
Niobium
92.906
42
Mo
Molybdenum
95.940
43
Tc
Technetium
98
44
Ru
Ruthenium
101.070
45
Rh
Rhodium
102.906
46
Pd
Palladium
106.420
47
Ag
Silver
107.868
48
Cd
Cadmium
112.411
49
In
Indium
114.818
50
Sn
Tin
118.710
51
Sb
Antimony
121.760
52
Te
Tellurium
127.600
53
I
Iodine
126.904
54
Xe
Xenon
131.293
6
55
Cs
Cesium
132.905
56
Ba
Barium
137.327
57 - 71
La - Lu
Lanthanides
72
Hf
Hafnium
178.490
73
Ta
Tantalum
180.948
74
W
Tungsten
183.840
75
Re
Rhenium
186.207
76
Os
Osmium
190.230
77
Ir
Iridium
192.217
78
Pt
Platinum
195.078
79
Au
Gold
196.967
80
Hg
Mercury
200.590
81
Tl
Thallium
204.383
82
Pb
Lead
207.200
83
Bi
Bismuth
208.980
84
Po
Polonium
209
85
At
Astatine
210
86
Rn
Radon
222
7
87
Fr
Francium
223
88
Ra
Radium
226
89 - 103
Ac - Lr
Actinides
104
Rf
Rutherfordium
261
105
Db
Dubnium
262
106
Sg
Seaborgium
266
107
Bh
Bohrium
264
108
Hs
Hassium
277
109
Mt
Meitnerium
268
110
Ds
Darmstadtium
281
111
Rg
Roentgenium
272
112
Cn
Copernicium
285
113
Nh
Nihonium
284
114
Fl
Flerovium
289
115
Mc
Moscovium
288
116
Lv
Livermorium
292
117
Ts
Tennessine
294
118
Og
Oganesson
294
Lanthanides
57
La
Lanthanum
138.905
58
Ce
Cerium
140.116
59
Pr
Praseodymium
140.908
60
Nd
Neodymium
144.240
61
Pm
Promethium
145
62
Sm
Samarium
150.360
63
Eu
Europium
151.964
64
Gd
Gadolinium
157.250
65
Tb
Terbium
158.925
66
Dy
Dysprosium
162.500
67
Ho
Holmium
164.930
68
Er
Erbium
167.259
69
Tm
Thulium
168.934
70
Yb
Ytterbium
173.040
71
Lu
Lutetium
174.967
Actinides
89
Ac
Actinium
227
90
Th
Thorium
232.038
91
Pa
Protactinium
231.036
92
U
Uranium
238.029
93
Np
Neptunium
237
94
Pu
Plutonium
244
95
Am
Americium
243
96
Cm
Curium
247
97
Bk
Berkelium
247
98
Cf
Californium
251
99
Es
Einsteinium
252
100
Fm
Fermium
257
101
Md
Mendelevium
258
102
No
Nobelium
259
103
Lr
Lawrencium
262

Facts

NameNeodymiumActinium
Atomic Number6089
Atomic SymbolNdAc
Atomic Weight144.24 227
Phase at STPSolid Solid
ColorSilver Silver
Metallic ClassificationLanthanide Actinide
Group in Periodic Tablegroup - group -
Group Name
Period in Periodic Tableperiod 6 period 7
Block in Periodic Tablef -blockf -block
Electronic Configuration[Xe] 4f4 6s2 [Rn] 6d1 7s2
Electronic Shell Structure (Electrons per shell)2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 22, 8, 18, 32, 18, 9, 2
Melting Point1294 K1323 K
Boiling Point3373 K3473 K
CAS NumberCAS7440-00-8 CAS7440-34-8
Neighborhood ElementsNeighborhood Elements of NeodymiumNeighborhood Elements of Actinium

History

HistoryThe element Neodymium was discovered by C. A. von Welsbach in year 1885 in Austria. Neodymium derived its name from the Greek neos didymos meaning 'new twin'.The element Actinium was discovered by F. O. Giesel in year 1902 in France. Actinium derived its name from the Greek aktis, 'ray'.
DiscoveryC. A. von Welsbach (1885)F. O. Giesel (1902)
Isolated ()F. O. Giesel (1902)

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Parts per billion (ppb) by weight / by atoms (1ppb =10^-7 %)

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

Atomic Volume20.576 cm3/mol22.5422 cm3/mol
Atomic Radius206 pm195 pm
Covalent Radius- -
Van der Waals Radius- -
Atomic SpectrumAtomic Spectrum of Neodymium | SchoolMyKidsAtomic Spectrum of Actinium | SchoolMyKids
Lattice Constant365.8, 365.8, 1179.9 pm567, 567, 567 pm
Lattice Angleπ/2, π/2, 2 π/3π/2, π/2, π/2
Space Group NameP63/mmc Fm_ 3m
Space Group Number194 225
Crystal Structure

Simple Hexagonal

60 Nd Neodymium - Crystal Structure | SchoolMyKids

Face Centered Cubic

89 Ac Actinium - Crystal Structure | SchoolMyKids

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number6089
Number of Electrons (with no charge)6089
Number of Protons6089
Mass Number144.24227
Number of Neutrons84138
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 22, 8, 18, 32, 18, 9, 2
Electron Configuration[Xe] 4f4 6s2 [Rn] 6d1 7s2
Valence Electrons4f4 6s2 6d1 7s2
Oxidation State33
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)5I4 2D3/2
Shell structure60 Nd Neodymium - Electron Shell Structure | SchoolMyKids89 Ac Actinium - Electron Shell Structure | SchoolMyKids

Isotopes and Nuclear Properties

Neodymium has 5 stable naturally occuring isotopes while Actinium has 0 stable naturally occuring isotopes.

Known Isotopes124Nd, 125Nd, 126Nd, 127Nd, 128Nd, 129Nd, 130Nd, 131Nd, 132Nd, 133Nd, 134Nd, 135Nd, 136Nd, 137Nd, 138Nd, 139Nd, 140Nd, 141Nd, 142Nd, 143Nd, 144Nd, 145Nd, 146Nd, 147Nd, 148Nd, 149Nd, 150Nd, 151Nd, 152Nd, 153Nd, 154Nd, 155Nd, 156Nd, 157Nd, 158Nd, 159Nd, 160Nd, 161Nd206Ac, 207Ac, 208Ac, 209Ac, 210Ac, 211Ac, 212Ac, 213Ac, 214Ac, 215Ac, 216Ac, 217Ac, 218Ac, 219Ac, 220Ac, 221Ac, 222Ac, 223Ac, 224Ac, 225Ac, 226Ac, 227Ac, 228Ac, 229Ac, 230Ac, 231Ac, 232Ac, 233Ac, 234Ac, 235Ac, 236Ac
Stable IsotopesNaturally occurring stable isotopes:

142Nd, 143Nd, 145Nd, 146Nd, 148Nd

Neutron Cross Section 49 810
Neutron Mass Absorption 0.011 0.079

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

Valence or Valency3 3
Electronegativity1.14 Pauling Scale1.1 Pauling Scale
Electron Affinity50 kJ/mol-
Ionization Energies
1st: 533.1 kJ/mol
2nd: 1040 kJ/mol
3rd: 2130 kJ/mol
4th: 3900 kJ/mol
1st: 499 kJ/mol
2nd: 1170 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

Density7.01 g/cm310.07 g/cm3
Molar Volume20.576 cm3/mol22.5422 cm3/mol

Elastic Properties

Young Modulus41 -
Shear Modulus16 GPa-
Bulk Modulus32 GPa-
Poisson Ratio0.28 -

Hardness - Tests to Measure of Hardness of Element

Mohs Hardness- -
Vickers Hardness343 MPa-
Brinell Hardness265 MPa-

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity1600000 S/m-
Resistivity 6.4e-7 m Ω-
Superconducting Point- -

Heat and Conduction Properties

Thermal Conductivity17 W/(m K)12 W/(m K)
Thermal Expansion0.0000096 /K-

Magnetic Properties

Magnetic TypeParamagnetic -
Curie Point- -
Mass Magnetic Susceptibility4.8e-7 m3/kg-
Molar Magnetic Susceptibility6.9235e-8 m3/mol-
Volume Magnetic Susceptibility0.0033648 -

Optical Properties

Refractive Index- -

Acoustic Properties

Speed of Sound2330 m/s-

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

Melting Point1294 K1323 K
Boiling Point3373 K3473 K
Critical Temperature- -
Superconducting Point- -

Enthalpies

Heat of Fusion7.1 kJ/mol14 kJ/mol
Heat of Vaporization285 kJ/mol400 kJ/mol
Heat of Combustion- -

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

CAS NumberCAS7440-00-8 CAS7440-34-8
RTECS NumberRTECSQO8575000 -
DOT Hazard Class- -
DOT Numbers- -
EU Number- -
NFPA Fire Rating- -
NFPA Hazards- -
NFPA Health Rating- -
NFPA Reactivity Rating- -
AutoIgnition Point- -
Flashpoint- -

Compare With Other Elements

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