The Periodic Table/95 - Americium (Am)

Element Americium (Am, 95)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Americium. Its shemical symbol is Am and its atomic number is 95. The relative atomic mass of Americium is 243 u. The elemental classification of Americium is Actinides, and it belongs to group 3 and period 7 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Americium is 13700 kg/m3. The melting point of Americium is 1449 Kelvin (1176 ℃). The boiling point of Americium is 2880 Kelvin (2607 ℃). Americium was discovered in the year 1944 by Glenn T. Seaborg, Ralph A. James, Leon O. Morgan and Albert Ghiorso.

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Data about element Americium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
243 u
13700 kg/m3
Melting point
1449 K   (1176 ℃)
Boiling point
2880 K   (2607 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Glenn T. Seaborg, Ralph A. James, Leon O. Morgan och Albert Ghiorso