What is berkelium classified?

Berkelium is a radioactive metallic element that is a member of the actinide group of elements. It is silvery in colour and its chemistry has been investigated to a limited extent and several compounds have been made.

What are the properties of berkelium?

Berkelium is a transuranic radioactive chemical element with the symbol Bk and atomic number 97. It is a member of the actinide and transuranium element series….

Density (near r.t. ) alpha: 14.78 g/cm3 beta: 13.25 g/cm3
Heat of fusion 7.92 kJ/mol (calculated)
Atomic properties
Oxidation states +2, +3, +4, +5

Is berkelium a gas?

Berkelium is a chemical element with symbol Bk and atomic number 97. Classified as an actinide, Berkelium is a solid at room temperature.

What is the electron configuration for berkelium?

Rn 5f9 7s2Berkelium / Electron configuration

What is berkelium atomic mass?

247 uBerkelium / Atomic mass

What is berkelium atomic mass number?

97Berkelium / Atomic number

Is berkelium paramagnetic or diamagnetic?

Magnetic Type of the elements

Hydrogen Diamagnetic Thallium
Sulfur Diamagnetic Curium
Chlorine Diamagnetic Berkelium
Argon Diamagnetic Californium
Potassium Paramagnetic Einsteinium

What is the atomic mass of berkelium?

How many neutrons does berkelium have?

Berkelium Properties

Electrons: 97
Protons: 97
Neutrons: 150
Electron Configuration: [Rn] 5f9 7s2
Atomic Radius: 170 pm

What is berkelium melting point?

1,805°F (984.8°C)Berkelium / Melting point

What is berkelium used in?

The only use of berkelium has been in the synthesis of heavier elements such as tennessine. Metallic berkelium has been prepared; it is electropositive, reactive, and silver-coloured like the other actinoid metals, with a specific gravity of 14.8. The periodic table is made up of 118 elements.

Is berkelium a metal nonmetal or metalloid?

Berkelium is a radioactive, silvery metal.