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Basic Information

Name: Curium
Symbol: Cm
Atomic Number: 96
Atomic Mass: (247.0) amu
Melting Point: 1340.0 °C (1613.15 K, 2444.0 °F)
Boiling Point: Unknown
Number of Protons/Electrons: 96
Number of Neutrons: 151
Classification: Rare Earth
Crystal Structure: Unknown
Density @ 293 K: 13.511 g/cm3
Color: Unknown

Atomic Structure

[Bohr Model of Curium]  
Number of Energy Levels: 7

    First Energy Level: 2
    Second Energy Level: 8
    Third Energy Level: 18
    Fourth Energy Level: 32
    Fifth Energy Level: 25
    Sixth Energy Level: 9
    Seventh Energy Level: 2


Isotope Half Life
Cm-24132.8 days
Cm-242162.8 days
Cm-24329.1 years
Cm-24418.1 years
Cm-2458500.0 years
Cm-2464760.0 years
Cm-2471.56E7 years
Cm-248348000.0 years
Cm-2491.1 hours
Cm-2509700.0 years


Date of Discovery: 1944
Discoverer: G.T. Seaborg
Name Origin: After Pierre and Marie Curie
Uses: No uses known
Obtained From: Man-made

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