The Periodic Table/84 - Polonium (Po)

Element Polonium (Po, 84)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Polonium. Its shemical symbol is Po and its atomic number is 84. The relative atomic mass of Polonium is 209 u. The elemental classification of Polonium is Other metals, and it belongs to group 16 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Polonium is 9196 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Polonium is 6.5 Mohs. The melting point of Polonium is 527 Kelvin (254 ℃). The boiling point of Polonium is 1235 Kelvin (962 ℃). Polonium was discovered in the year 1898 by Pierre Curie and Marie Curie.

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Data about element Polonium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Other metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
209 u
9196 kg/m3
Melting point
527 K   (254 ℃)
Boiling point
1235 K   (962 ℃)
Mineral hardness
6.5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Pierre Curie och Marie Curie