Meaning of CADMIUM in English


Name: cadmium

Symbol: Cd

Atomic number: 48

Atomic weight: 112.411 (8) g

Group in periodic table: 12

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Period in periodic table: 5

Block in periodic table: d-block

CAS registry ID: 7440-43-9

Cadmium is a soft, bluish-white metal and is easily cut with a knife. It is similar in many respects to zinc. Interestingly, aa characteristic cadmium "scream" is heard on bending a cadmium bar (such as that illustrated above). Cadmium and its compounds are highly toxic. Silver solder, which contains cadmium, should be handled with care.

Chemistry of the elements English vocabulary.      Английский словарь химии элементов.