The Periodic Table/37 - Rubidium (Rb)

Element Rubidium (Rb, 37)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Rubidium. Its shemical symbol is Rb and its atomic number is 37. The relative atomic mass of Rubidium is 85.4678 u. The elemental classification of Rubidium is Alkali metals, and it belongs to group 1 and period 5 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Rubidium is 1530 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Rubidium is 0.3 Mohs. The melting point of Rubidium is 312 Kelvin (39 ℃). The boiling point of Rubidium is 974 Kelvin (701 ℃). Rubidium was discovered in the year 1861 by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff.

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Data about element Rubidium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Alkali metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
85.4678 u
1530 kg/m3
Melting point
312 K   (39 ℃)
Boiling point
974 K   (701 ℃)
Mineral hardness
0.3 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff