The Periodic Table/71 - Lutetium (Lu)

Element Lutetium (Lu, 71)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Lutetium. Its shemical symbol is Lu and its atomic number is 71. The relative atomic mass of Lutetium is 174.9668 u. The elemental classification of Lutetium is Lanthanides, and it belongs to group 3 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Lutetium is 9841 kg/m3. The melting point of Lutetium is 1936 Kelvin (1663 ℃). The boiling point of Lutetium is 3668 Kelvin (3395 ℃). Lutetium was discovered in the year 1906 by Carl Auer von Welsbach.

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Data about element Lutetium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
174.9668 u
9841 kg/m3
Melting point
1936 K   (1663 ℃)
Boiling point
3668 K   (3395 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Carl Auer von Welsbach