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Vanadium at Chemical Elements.com
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Basic Information

Name: Vanadium
Symbol: V
Atomic Number: 23
Atomic Mass: 50.9415 amu
Melting Point: 1890.0 °C (2163.15 K, 3434.0 °F)
Boiling Point: 3380.0 °C (3653.15 K, 6116.0 °F)
Number of Protons/Electrons: 23
Number of Neutrons: 28
Classification: Transition Metal
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 5.8 g/cm3
Color: Silverish

Atomic Structure

[Bohr Model of Vanadium]  
Number of Energy Levels: 4

    First Energy Level: 2
    Second Energy Level: 8
    Third Energy Level: 11
    Fourth Energy Level: 2


Isotope Half Life
V-4815.98 days
V-49337.0 days
V-501.4E17 years
V-523.76 minutes


Date of Discovery: 1830
Discoverer: Nils Sefstrom
Name Origin: After Vanadis (Scandinavian goddess)
Uses: catalyst, dye, color-fixer
Obtained From: minerals (patronite, vanadinite)

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