Bohrium element (Bh) is in group 7 and period 7 of a periodic table. Bohrium is in the d-block and it is classified as a transition element on the periodic table.
There is a lot more information related to bohrium which is mentioned in the Information Table given below.
So let’s dive right into it!
Table of contents
- Bohrium element (Information Table)
- Bohrium element in Periodic table
- Facts about Bohrium
- Properties of Bohrium
- Uses of Bohrium
Bohrium Element (Information Table)
The important data related to bohrium element is given in the table below.
|Atomic number of bohrium||107|
|Symbol of bohrium||Bh|
|Atomic mass of bohrium (most stable isotope)||270 u|
|Protons, Neutrons & Electrons in bohrium||Protons: 107, Neutrons: 155, Electrons: 107|
|Group number of bohrium in periodic table||7|
|Period number of bohrium in periodic table||7|
|Block of bohrium in periodic table||d-block|
|Category of bohrium||Transition metal|
|Bohr model or Electrons per shell or Electrons arrangement in bohrium||2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 13, 2|
|Electron configuration of bohrium||[Rn] 5f14 6d5 7s2|
|Orbital diagram of bohrium|
|Density of bohrium||26-27 g/cm3|
|Crystal structure of bohrium (predicted)||Hexagonal Close Packing (HCP)|
Also see: Interactive Periodic Table (It has rotating bohr models as well as many other details of all the 118 elements in a single periodic table).
Bohrium element in Periodic table
The Bohrium element (Bh) has the atomic number 107 and is located in group 7 and period 7. Bohrium is a metal and it is classified as a transition element.
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Facts about bohrium
Here are a few interesting facts about the bohrium element.
- Peter Armbruster and his team discovered bohrium element at Darmstadt (Germany), in the year 1981.
- Bohrium was given its name to honor the physicist Neils Bohr.
- Bohrium is a radioactive element which is artificially prepared in the laboratory.
- Bohrium has 12 isotopes and all these isotopes are radioactive.
- 270Bh is the most stable isotope with a half-life of only 61 seconds.
Properties of bohrium
Here is a list of some physical properties and chemical properties of bohrium.
- Bohrium is a radioactive element with a very short half-life.
- Bohrium may have solid state at room temperature and pressure.
- The density of bohrium is predicted to be between 26-27 g/cm3 and its most stable isotope has an atomic mass 270 amu.
- The most common oxidation state of bohrium is expected to be +7.
Uses of bohrium
Bohrium is highly radioactive and it has a very short half life. So it does not have any commercial uses, and it is used in research work only.
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