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What is Tantalum?

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1 Periodic Table
1.1 Symbol
Ta
1.2 Group Number
Tennessine
5
Rank: 13 (Overall)
Gadolinium
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2.2 Period Number
Uranium
6
Rank: 2 (Overall)
Lithium
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2.3 Block
d block
2.4 Element Family
Transition Metal
2.5 CAS Number
Roentgenium
7440257
Rank: 55 (Overall)
Aluminium
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2.6 Space Group Name
Im_ 3m
2.7 Space Group Number
Sodium
229.00
Rank: 1 (Overall)
Plutonium
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3 Facts
3.1 Interesting Facts
  • Tantalum metal is known as corrosion resistance.
  • Tantalum metal can easily fabricated and It is a good conductor of heat and electricity.
3.2 Sources
Found in Minerals, Mining, Ores of Minerals
3.3 History
3.3.1 Who Discovered
Anders Gustaf Ekeberg
3.3.2 Discovery
In 1802
3.4 Abundance
3.4.1 Abundance In Universe
Iron
8 * 10-9 %
Rank: 31 (Overall)
Thallium
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3.5.3 Abundance In Sun
Iron
~-9999 %
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Beryllium
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3.5.5 Abundance In Meteorites
Iron
0.00 %
Rank: 49 (Overall)
Gold
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3.5.7 Abundance In Earth's Crust
Aluminium
0.00 %
Rank: 37 (Overall)
Radium
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4.1.1 Abundance In Oceans
Sodium
0.00 %
Rank: 31 (Overall)
Protactinium
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4.2.1 Abundance In Humans
Calcium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Radium
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5 Uses
5.1 Uses & Benefits
  • Tantalum metal is mainly used in the manufacturing of electron components. Its Oxide layer acts as an insulator.
  • Tantalum metal is also used in surgical transplant like replacement of bone, skull plates and as a woven gauze.
5.1.1 Industrial Uses
Electrical Industry, Electronic Industry
5.1.2 Medical Uses
NA
5.1.3 Other Uses
Alloys
5.2 Biological Properties
5.2.1 Toxicity
Low Toxic
5.2.2 Present in Human Body
60% Transition Metals Metals have it !
5.2.3 In Blood
Sodium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Plutonium
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5.3.1 In Bone
Calcium
0.03 p.p.m.
Rank: 28 (Overall)
Plutonium
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6 Physical
6.1 Melting Point
Tungsten
2,996.00 °C
Rank: 4 (Overall)
Francium
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6.2 Boiling Point
Tungsten
5,425.00 °C
Rank: 4 (Overall)
Flerovium
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6.4 Appearance
6.4.1 Physical State
Solid
6.4.2 Color
Gray Blue
6.4.3 Luster
Metallic
6.5 Hardness
6.5.1 Mohs Hardness
Chromium
6.50
Rank: 5 (Overall)
Cesium
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6.5.3 Brinell Hardness
Osmium
440.00 MPa
Rank: 28 (Overall)
Cesium
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6.5.5 Vickers Hardness
Tungsten
870.00 MPa
Rank: 12 (Overall)
Palladium
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6.7 Speed of Sound
Technetium
3,400.00 m/s
Rank: 22 (Overall)
Thallium
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6.8 Optical Properties
6.8.1 Refractive Index
Palladium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Mercury
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6.8.2 Reflectivity
Silver
78.00 %
Rank: 6 (Overall)
Molybdenum
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6.9 Allotropes
6% Transition Metals Metals have it !
6.9.1 α Allotropes
Not Available
6.9.2 β Allotropes
Not Available
6.9.3 γ Allotropes
Not Available
7 Chemical
7.1 Chemical Formula
Ta
7.2 Isotopes
7.2.1 Known Isotopes
Palladium
31
Rank: 8 (Overall)
Tennessine
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7.3 Electronegativity
7.3.1 Pauling Electronegativity
Gold
1.50
Rank: 27 (Overall)
Francium
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7.3.2 Sanderson Electronegativity
Cobalt
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Cesium
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7.3.3 Allred Rochow Electronegativity
Gallium
1.33
Rank: 22 (Overall)
Cesium
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7.3.4 Mulliken-Jaffe Electronegativity
Polonium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Cesium
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7.3.5 Allen Electronegativity
Berkelium
1.34
Rank: 33 (Overall)
Cesium
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7.4 Electropositivity
7.4.1 Pauling Electropositivity
Francium
2.50
Rank: 27 (Overall)
Gold
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7.5 Ionization Energies
7.5.1 1st Energy Level
Chromium
761.00 kJ/mol
Rank: 18 (Overall)
Cesium
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7.5.2 2nd Energy Level
Chromium
1,500.00 kJ/mol
Rank: 40 (Overall)
Ruthenium
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7.5.3 3rd Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Osmium
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7.5.4 4th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Thorium
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7.5.5 5th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Dubnium
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7.5.6 6th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Seaborgium
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7.5.7 7th Energy level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Bohrium
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7.5.8 8th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hassium
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7.5.9 9th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Yttrium
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7.5.10 10th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Strontium
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7.5.11 11th Energy Level
Magnesium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Yttrium
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7.5.12 12th Energy Level
Magnesium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.13 13th Energy Level
Titanium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.14 14th Energy Level
Vanadium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.15 15th Energy Level
Chromium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Manganese
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7.5.16 16th Energy Level
Manganese
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Iron
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7.5.17 17th Energy Level
Iron
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Cobalt
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7.5.18 18th Energy Level
Cobalt
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Nickel
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7.5.19 19th Energy Level
Nickel
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Copper
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7.5.20 20th Energy Level
Zinc
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.21 21st Energy Level
Zinc
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.22 22nd Energy Level
Copper
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.23 23rd Energy Level
Copper
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.24 24th Energy Level
Iron
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
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7.5.25 25th Energy Level
Molybdenum
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
7.5.26 26th Energy Level
Molybdenum
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
7.5.27 27th Energy Level
Molybdenum
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
7.5.28 28th Energy Level
Molybdenum
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
7.5.29 29th Energy Level
Molybdenum
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
7.5.30 30th Energy Level
Molybdenum
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Molybdenum
7.6 Electrochemical Equivalent
Francium
1.35 g/amp-hr
Rank: 49 (Overall)
Beryllium
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7.7 Electron Work Function
Platinum
4.25 eV
Rank: 21 (Overall)
Cesium
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7.8 Other Chemical Properties
Anti Corrosion, Ionization, Radioactive Isotopes, Radioactivity, Solubility
8 Atomic
8.1 Atomic Number
Tennessine
73
Rank: 43 (Overall)
Lithium
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8.2 Electron Configuration
[Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2
8.3 Crystal Structure
Body Centered Cubic (BCC)
8.3.1 Crystal Lattice
8.4 Atom
8.4.1 Number of Protons
Tennessine
73
Rank: 42 (Overall)
Lithium
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8.4.2 Number of Neutrons
Flerovium
108
Rank: 28 (Overall)
Lithium
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8.4.3 Number of Electrons
Tennessine
73
Rank: 42 (Overall)
Lithium
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8.5 Radius of an Atom
8.5.1 Atomic Radius
Cesium
146.00 pm
Rank: 35 (Overall)
Beryllium
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8.5.2 Covalent Radius
Francium
170.00 pm
Rank: 25 (Overall)
Beryllium
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8.5.3 Van der Waals Radius
Francium
200.00 pm
Rank: 28 (Overall)
Zinc
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8.6 Atomic Weight
Tennessine
180.95 amu
Rank: 38 (Overall)
Lithium
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8.7 Atomic Volume
Cesium
10.90 cm3/mol
Rank: 44 (Overall)
Manganese
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8.8 Adjacent Atomic Numbers
8.8.1 Previous Element
8.8.2 Next Element
8.9 Valence Electron Potential
Platinum
110.00 (-eV)
Rank: 7 (Overall)
Francium
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8.10 Lattice Constant
Manganese
330.13 pm
Rank: 50 (Overall)
Beryllium
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8.11 Lattice Angles
π/2, π/2, π/2
8.12 Lattice C/A Ratio
Cadmium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Beryllium
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9 Mechanical
9.1 Density
9.1.1 Density At Room Temperature
Hassium
16.69 g/cm3
Rank: 18 (Overall)
Lithium
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9.1.2 Density When Liquid (at m.p.)
Osmium
15.00 g/cm3
Rank: 9 (Overall)
Lithium
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9.2 Tensile Strength
Iron
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Indium
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9.3 Viscosity
Mercury
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Mercury
9.4 Vapor Pressure
9.4.1 Vapor Pressure at 1000 K
Strontium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Cerium
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9.4.2 Vapor Pressure at 2000 K
Chromium
0.00 (Pa)
Rank: 31 (Overall)
Tungsten
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9.5 Elasticity properties
9.5.1 Shear Modulus
Osmium
69.00 GPa
Rank: 13 (Overall)
Potassium
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9.5.2 Bulk Modulus
Osmium
200.00 GPa
Rank: 8 (Overall)
Cesium
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9.5.3 Young's Modulus
Iridium
186.00 GPa
Rank: 13 (Overall)
Cesium
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9.6 Poisson Ratio
Gallium
0.34
Rank: 10 (Overall)
Beryllium
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9.7 Other Mechanical Properties
Ductile
10 Magnetic
10.1 Magnetic Characteristics
10.1.1 Specific Gravity
Cobalt
16.65
Rank: 11 (Overall)
Lithium
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10.1.2 Magnetic Ordering
Paramagnetic
10.1.3 Permeability
Iron
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Bismuth
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10.1.4 Susceptibility
Iron
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Bismuth
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10.2 Electrical Properties
10.2.1 Electrical Property
Conductor
10.2.2 Resistivity
Mercury
131.00 nΩ·m
Rank: 25 (Overall)
Thallium
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10.2.3 Electrical Conductivity
Silver
0.08 106/cm Ω
Rank: 27 (Overall)
Plutonium
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10.2.4 Electron Affinity
Gold
31.00 kJ/mol
Rank: 29 (Overall)
Mercury
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11 Thermal
11.1 Specific Heat
Lithium
0.14 J/(kg K)
Rank: 37 (Overall)
Americium
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11.2 Molar Heat Capacity
Americium
25.36 J/mol·K
Rank: 41 (Overall)
Beryllium
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11.3 Thermal Conductivity
Silver
57.50 W/m·K
Rank: 27 (Overall)
Neptunium
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11.4 Critical Temperature
Lithium
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Ytterbium
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11.5 Thermal Expansion
Cesium
6.30 µm/(m·K)
Rank: 52 (Overall)
Tungsten
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11.6 Enthalpy
11.6.1 Enthalpy of Vaporization
Tungsten
753.10 kJ/mol
Rank: 2 (Overall)
Zinc
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11.6.2 Enthalpy of Fusion
Tungsten
31.40 kJ/mol
Rank: 3 (Overall)
Cesium
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11.6.3 Enthalpy of Atomization
Tungsten
782.00 kJ/mol
Rank: 3 (Overall)
Mercury
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11.7 Standard Molar Entropy
Protactinium
41.50 J/mol.K
Rank: 37 (Overall)
Beryllium
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