The Periodic Table/64 - Gadolinium (Gd)

Element Gadolinium (Gd, 64)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Gadolinium. Its shemical symbol is Gd and its atomic number is 64. The relative atomic mass of Gadolinium is 157.25 u. The elemental classification of Gadolinium is Lanthanides, and it belongs to group 3 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Gadolinium is 7900 kg/m3. The melting point of Gadolinium is 1585 Kelvin (1312 ℃). The boiling point of Gadolinium is 3300 Kelvin (3027 ℃). Gadolinium was discovered in the year 1880 by Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac.

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Data about element Gadolinium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
157.25 u
7900 kg/m3
Melting point
1585 K   (1312 ℃)
Boiling point
3300 K   (3027 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac