Hassium element (Hs) is in group 8 and period 7 of a periodic table. Hassium 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 hassium which is mentioned in the Information Table given below.
So let’s dive right into it!
Table of contents
- Hassium element (Information Table)
- Hassium element in Periodic table
- Facts about Hassium
- Properties of Hassium
- Uses of Hassium
Hassium Element (Information Table)
The important data related to hassium element is given in the table below.
|Atomic number of hassium||108|
|Symbol of hassium||Hs|
|Atomic mass of hassium (most stable isotope)||277 u|
|Protons, Neutrons & Electrons in hassium||Protons: 108, Neutrons: 157, Electrons: 108|
|State of hassium (at STP)||Solid (predicted)|
|Group number of hassium in periodic table||8|
|Period number of hassium in periodic table||7|
|Block of hassium in periodic table||d-block|
|Category of hassium||Transition metal|
|Bohr model or Electrons per shell or Electrons arrangement in hassium||2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 14, 2|
|Electron configuration of hassium||[Rn] 5f14 6d6 7s2|
|Orbital diagram of hassium|
|Density of hassium (predicted)||27-29 g/cm3|
|Crystal structure of hassium (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).
Hassium element in Periodic table
The Hassium element (Hs) has the atomic number 108 and is located in group 8 and period 7. Hassium is a metal and it is classified as a transition element.
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Facts about hassium
Here are a few interesting facts about hassium element.
- Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Munzenberg and other team members discovered the hassium element in the year 1984.
- Hassium was given its name from the name “Hesse” (which is a state in Germany).
- There are around 12 isotopes of hassium and all the isotopes are radioactive in nature.
- Hassium is available in very less quantity and it is artificially prepared in the lab.
- 270Hs is the isotope of hassium which has the longest half life (which is only 9 seconds).
Properties of hassium
Here is a list of some physical properties and chemical properties of hassium.
- The half life of hassium is very short and it is a highly radioactive element.
- It is predicted that hassium is solid at room temperature and pressure.
- The estimated density of hassium is between 27-29 g/cm3 and its most stable isotope has an atomic mass 277 amu.
- Hassium has many oxidation states but its most common oxidation state is +8.
- Hassium has HCP crystal structure (predicted).
Uses of hassium
Hassium is radioactive and rarely available. It is generally used in research work and it has no commercial uses.
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