Livermorium – Periodic Table [Element Information & More]

livermorium element periodic table

Livermorium element (Lv) is in group 16 and period 7 of a periodic table. Livermorium is in the p-block and it is classified as a radioactive synthetic element on the periodic table.

There is a lot more information related to livermorium which is mentioned in the Information Table given below.

So let’s dive right into it!

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Livermorium Element (Information Table)

The important data related to livermorium element is given in the table below.

Atomic number of livermorium116
Symbol of livermoriumLv
Atomic mass of livermorium (most stable isotope)293 u
Protons in livermorium116
Electrons in livermorium116
State of livermorium (at STP)Solid (predicted)
Group number of livermorium in periodic table16
Period number of livermorium in periodic table7
Block of livermorium in periodic tablep-block
Category of livermoriumSynthetic element
Bohr model or Electrons per shell or Electrons arrangement in livermorium2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 6
Electron configuration of livermorium[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p4
Orbital diagram of livermoriumorbital diagram of Livermorium
Density of livermorium (predicted)12.9 g/cm3
Main isotope of livermorium293Lv

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Livermorium element in Periodic table

The Livermorium element (Lv) has the atomic number 116 and is located in group 16 and period 7.

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Facts about livermorium

Here are a few interesting facts about the livermorium element.

  1. Livermorium was given its name from the name of the laboratory “Lawrence Livermore National laboratory”, which is in California.
  2. Livermorium is an artificially made element and it is not available naturally.
  3. All the known isotopes of livermorium are radioactive in nature.
  4. 293Lv is the most stable isotope and it has a half life of only 57 milliseconds.

Properties of livermorium

Here is a list of some physical properties and chemical properties of livermorium.

  • Livermorium is a radioactive element and has a very short half life.
  • Livermorium is predicted to have a solid state at standard temperature and pressure.
  • The common predicted oxidation state of livermorium is +2.
  • The predicted density of livermorium is 12.9 g/cm3 and its most stable isotope has an atomic mass 293 amu.

Uses of livermorium

Livermorium has no commercial uses due to its scarcity and highly radioactive nature. It is generally used for research work.

External resources:

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