Category

Dysprosium

Catalogue

Atomic structure
Discovery
Source
Element USES
physical property
Chemical property
Geological data
Biology data

Atomic structure

Atomic radius/A: 2.49
Atomic volume/cm3 / mol: 19
Electronic configuration: 1 2 3 4 s2p6 s2 s2p6d10 s2p6d10f10 5 s2p6 6 s2
Ion radius/A: 0.912
Covalent radius/A: 1.59 oxidation state: 3

Discovery

1886 by P.E. Lecoq DE Boisbaudran (Paris, France) found.

Source

Usually find and er, ho and other rare earth metal together, exists in some mineral.

Element USES

Because is very easy to absorb neutrons, used for nuclear reactions bar.

physical property

State: rare earth metal.

Melting point (℃) : 1412
Boiling point (℃) : 2562
Density (g/cc, 300 K) : 8.55


Than hot/J/gK: 0.17
Evaporation heat/KJ/mol: 230
Melting hot/KJ/mol: 11.06


Conductive rate / 106 / cm: 0.0108
Coefficient of thermal conductivity/W/cmK: 0.107

Geological data

abundance
Retention time/year: 300

The sun (relative to the H = 1 x 1012) : 11.5 sea/P.P.M. :
The earth's crust/P.P.M. : 6 the Atlantic ocean surface: 8 x 10-seven Pacific surface: unknown
Atmospheric/P.P.M. (volume) : the Atlantic ocean depths: 9.6 x 10-seven deep in the Pacific: unknown

Biology data

Content in the human body
Liver/P.P.M. :
Organs: unknown, but low. Muscle/P.P.M. :
Blood/mg dm-3: th intake/mg: unknown
Bone/P.P.M. : people (70 Kg) are total body/mg: unknown

Detailed information

Dysprosium/Dy