The Periodic Table/66 - Dysprosium (Dy)

Element Dysprosium (Dy, 66)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Dysprosium. Its shemical symbol is Dy and its atomic number is 66. The relative atomic mass of Dysprosium is 162.500 u. The elemental classification of Dysprosium is Lanthanides, and it belongs to group 3 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Dysprosium is 8540 kg/m3. The melting point of Dysprosium is 1680 Kelvin (1407 ℃). The boiling point of Dysprosium is 2900 Kelvin (2627 ℃). Dysprosium was discovered in the year 1886 by Lecoq de Boisbaudran.

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Data about element Dysprosium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
162.500 u
8540 kg/m3
Melting point
1680 K   (1407 ℃)
Boiling point
2900 K   (2627 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Lecoq de Boisbaudran