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Zirconium at Chemical Elements.com
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Basic Information

Name: Zirconium
Symbol: Zr
Atomic Number: 40
Atomic Mass: 91.224 amu
Melting Point: 1852.0 °C (2125.15 K, 3365.6 °F)
Boiling Point: 4377.0 °C (4650.15 K, 7910.6 °F)
Number of Protons/Electrons: 40
Number of Neutrons: 51
Classification: Transition Metal
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Density @ 293 K: 6.49 g/cm3
Color: Grayish

Atomic Structure

[Bohr Model of Zirconium]  
Number of Energy Levels: 5

    First Energy Level: 2
    Second Energy Level: 8
    Third Energy Level: 18
    Fourth Energy Level: 10
    Fifth Energy Level: 2


Isotope Half Life
Zr-8616.5 hours
Zr-8883.4 days
Zr-893.27 days
Zr-931530000.0 years
Zr-9564.02 days
Zr-9716.9 hours


Date of Discovery: 1789
Discoverer: Martin Klaproth
Name Origin: zircon (mineral)
Uses: nuclear applications
Obtained From: zircon, baddeleyite

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