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The Element Ununbium


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Periodic Table Group and Classification of the of the Ununbium Element
Elements can be classified based on their physical states (States of Matter) e.g. gas, solid or liquid. This element is a solid. Ununbium is classified as a "Transition Metal" which are located in Groups 3 - 12 of the Periodic Table. Elements classified as Transition Metals are generally described as ductile, malleable, and able to conduct electricity and heat. Nearly 75% of all the elements in the Periodic Table are classified as metals which are detailed in the List of Metals.

Properties of the Ununbium Element
Symbol of Element : Uub
Atomic Number: 112
Atomic Mass: (277.0) amu
Melting Point: Unknown
Boiling Point: Unknown
Number of Protons/Electrons: 112
Number of Neutrons: 165
Crystal Structure: Unknown
Density Unknown
Color: Unknown

Definition of the Ununbium Element
An artificially produced radioactive element with a mass number of 277 and a half-life of 280 milliseconds. Ununbium is not found free i:n the environment as it is a synthetic element. It is referred to as 'eka-mercury'. The Atomic Number of this element is 112 and the Element Symbol is Uub.

Facts aboutDiscovery of Ununbium
Ununbium was discovered by S. Hofmann, V. Ninov and F. Hessbuger  at the Gesellschaft fur Schwerionenforschung in 1996.

History of the Periodic Table
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Occurrence of the Ununbium Element
Obtained from the fusion of Zinc and Lead

Abundances of the element in different environments
% in Universe N/A
% in Sun None
% in Meteorites None
% in Earth's Crust None
% in Oceans None
% in Humans None

Associated Uses of Ununbium
No known uses

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