The Periodic Table/41 - Niobium (Nb)

Element Niobium (Nb, 41)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Niobium. Its shemical symbol is Nb and its atomic number is 41. The relative atomic mass of Niobium is 92.90638 u. The elemental classification of Niobium is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 5 and period 5 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Niobium is 8570 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Niobium is 6 Mohs. The melting point of Niobium is 2688 Kelvin (2415 ℃). The boiling point of Niobium is 5200 Kelvin (4927 ℃). Niobium was discovered in the year 1801 by Charles Hatchett.

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Data about element Niobium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
92.90638 u
8570 kg/m3
Melting point
2688 K   (2415 ℃)
Boiling point
5200 K   (4927 ℃)
Mineral hardness
6 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Charles Hatchett