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Copernicium (Cn) properties


Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number

Copernicium is an artificially generated element with the element symbol Cn and atomic number 112. In the periodic table, it belongs to the transactinoids with an atomic mass of 277 u. The chemical element discovered in 1996 is radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.

Profile: Copernicium (English: Copernicium)

General
Chemical element:Copernicium
Symbol:cn
Atomic number:112
Group:zinc group
Period:7
Block:d-block
Series:Transition metals
Appearance:unknown
explorers:Sigurd Hofmann and Victor Ninov
Year of discovery:1996
Atomic properties
Atomic mass:277 u
Atomic radius:110 pm
Covalent radius:122 pm
Van der Waals radius:unknown
Electron configuration:Rn 5f14 6d10 7s2
ionization:unknown
Physical Properties
Physical state:unknown
Density:???
Crystal structure:unknown
Magnetism:unknown
molar volume:unknown
Mohs hardness:unknown
Melting point:unknown
Boiling point:unknown
Heat of fusion:unknown
Heat of vaporization:unknown
Thermal conductivity:unknown
Chemical properties
electronegativity:unknown

Did you know that ...

  • Copernicium was first synthesized in the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (Darmstadt)?
  • the chemical element was named after Nicolaus Copernicus?
  • Copernicium until its final discovery Ununbium was called?