The Element Ununhexium

What is Ununhexium? Element Properties & Periodic Table Info

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What is the element Ununhexium as on the Periodic Table?

 History and Discovery of the Ununhexium Element
The element was discovered on July 19, 2000 by scientists working at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia together with scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The scientists produced ununhexium by bombarding atoms of curium-248 with ions of calcium-48.

This produced ununhexium-292, an isotope with a half-life of about 0.6 milliseconds (0.0006 seconds), and four free neutrons. Element 116, Ununhexium - will probably be a basic metal.Nearly 75% of all the elements in the Periodic Table are classified as metals which are detailed in the List of Metals.

 

The Ununhexium Element
This element is a radioactive a synthetic super-heavy element and is artificially produced. Ununhexium is a temporary name taken from Latin meaning one-one-six. It is not found free in the environment as it is a synthetic element. This element is a solid. The Atomic Number of this element is 116 and the Element Symbol is Uuh.

Uses
Ununhexium currently has no uses outside of basic scientific research.

The Properties of the Ununhexium Element
Atomic Number: 116
Atomic Weight: 291

Ununhexium and the Periodic Table
Period Number: 7
Group Number: 16
Group Name: Chalcogen

Abundances of Ununhexium
% in Universe N/A
% in Sun None
% in Meteorites None
% in Earth's Crust None
% in Oceans None
% in Humans None

Ununhexium - IUPAC and the Modern Standardised Periodic Table
The Standardised Periodic Table in use today was agreed by the International Union of Pure Applied Chemistry, IUPAC, in 1985 and now recognises more periods and elements than Dimitri  Mendeleev knew in his day in his day but still all fitting into his concept of  the "Periodic Table" in which Ununhexium is just one element that can be found.

Learn about what is Ununhexium with these fast facts...
These articles contain facts and information relating to Ununhexium and each of the other elements including the Periodic Symbol,  group, classification, properties and atomic number which is often referred to as the Periodic Table Number. Test your knowledge of chemistry and the Periodic Table by completing the Element Symbols and Atomic Numbers on our Blank Periodic Table. Chemistry students will also find a helpful section on Chemical Formulas.

Uuh

The Properties of the Ununhexium Element
Name of Element : Ununhexium
Symbol of Element : Uuh
Atomic Number of Ununhexium : 116
Atomic Weight: 291
Atomic Mass: Unknown
Melting Point: Unknown
Boiling Point: Unknown
Crystal Structure: Unknown
Density Unknown
Color of Ununhexium : Unknown

The Properties of the Ununhexium Element
Name of Element : Ununhexium
Symbol of Element : Uuh
Atomic Number of Ununhexium : 116
Atomic Weight: 291
Atomic Mass: Unknown
Melting Point: Unknown
Boiling Point: Unknown
Crystal Structure: Unknown
Density Unknown
Color of Ununhexium : Unknown

What is the Element Ununhexium

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