Periodic Table of the Elements: Cadmium

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Periodic Table of the Elements: Cadmium
Atomic Number:48
Atomic Symbol:Cd
 Cadmiumcadmium
[from cadmia, Lat. for calamine, with which cadmium is found associated], metallic chemical element; symbol Cd; at. no. 48; at. wt. 112.411; m.p. 321°C;; b.p. 765°C;; sp. gr. 8.65 at 20°C;; valence +2.
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Atomic Weight:112.411
Electron Configuration:2 · 8 · 18 18 · 2
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