Holmium Element (Periodic Table)

Holmium (Ho) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 67. It is the eleventh element in the lanthanide series. It is a soft, malleable, silvery-white metal, whose name comes from “Holmia”, Latin name for the city of Stockholm. It is a highly reactive metal … Read more

Dysprosium Element (Periodic Table)

Dysprosium (Dy) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 66. It is the tenth element in the lanthanide series. It is a soft, lustrous, silvery-white metal, whose name comes from the Greek word “dysprositos”, which means hard to get. It is never found freely … Read more

Terbium Element (Periodic Table)

Terbium (Tb) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 65. It is the ninth element in the lanthanide series. It is a malleable, ductile, silvery-white metal, which is named after Ytterby, a village in Sweden, where it was mined. It is never found freely … Read more

Gadolinium Element (Periodic Table)

Gadolinium (Gd) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 64. It is the eighth element in the lanthanide series. It is slightly malleable, ductile, silvery metal, which is named after the mineral gadolinite, in honour of Johan Gadolin, a Finnish chemist and geologist. It … Read more

Europium Element (Periodic Table)

Europium (Eu) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 63. It is the seventh element in the lanthanide series. It is a soft, silvery-white metal, which is named after Europe. It is the softest and the most reactive element in the lanthanide series and … Read more

Samarium Element (Periodic Table)

Samarium (Sm) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 62. It is the sixth element in the lanthanide series. It is a silvery-white metal, which is named after Colonel Samarsky, a Russian mine official. It is a highly reactive metal and is counted as … Read more

Promethium Element (Periodic Table)

Promethium (Pm) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 61. It is the fifth element in the lanthanide series. It is a silvery-white metal that glows in the dark with a pale blue or green light. It is named after Prometheus, a Titan god … Read more

Neodymium Element (Periodic Table)

Neodymium (Nd) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 60. It is the fourth element in the lanthanide series. It is a soft, bright, silvery-white metal, whose name comes from the Greek word “neos didymos”, which means new twin. It is a highly reactive … Read more

Praseodymium Element (Periodic Table)

Praseodymium (Pr) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 59. It is the third element in the lanthanide series. It is a soft, malleable, ductile, grayish-white metal, whose name comes from the Greek word “prasios didymos”, which means green twin. It is counted as … Read more

Cerium Element (Periodic Table)

Cerium (Ce) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the period 6, and has the atomic number 58. It is the second element in the lanthanide series. It is a soft, ductile, silvery-white metal, which is named after the dwarf planet “Ceres”. It is the most abundant element, and is counted as … Read more