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95 – Am – Americium

Am This is trinitite, a mineral from the area of the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico. The sand was melted by the heat and encloses traces of Americium, created from Plutonium by neutron capture. Amount: trinitite 0.2 g, Americium fraction unknown.

Physical and chemical data
Atomic mass243.0614
Density13.67 g·cm-3
Melting point1173 °C
Boiling point2607 °C
Abundance0 %
Oxydation levels6, 5, 4, [3]
Electron configuration[Rn]5f7 7s2

  H   He
Li Be   B C N O F Ne
Na Mg   Al Si P S Cl Ar
K Ca Sc   Ti V Cr Mn Fe Co Ni Cu Zn Ga Ge As Se Br Kr
Rb Sr Y   Zr Nb Mo Tc Ru Rh Pd Ag Cd In Sn Sb Te I Xe
Cs Ba La Ce Pr Nd Pm Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu Hf Ta W Re Os Ir Pt Au Hg Tl Pb Bi Po At Rn
Fr Ra Ac Th Pa U Np Pu Am Cm  
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