The Periodic Table/44 - Ruthenium (Ru)

Element Ruthenium (Ru, 44)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Ruthenium. Its shemical symbol is Ru and its atomic number is 44. The relative atomic mass of Ruthenium is 101.07 u. The elemental classification of Ruthenium is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 8 and period 5 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Ruthenium is 12410 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Ruthenium is 6.5 Mohs. The melting point of Ruthenium is 2520 Kelvin (2247 ℃). The boiling point of Ruthenium is 4000 Kelvin (3727 ℃). Ruthenium was discovered in the year 1844 by Karl Ernst Claus.

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Data about element Ruthenium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
101.07 u
12410 kg/m3
Melting point
2520 K   (2247 ℃)
Boiling point
4000 K   (3727 ℃)
Mineral hardness
6.5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Karl Ernst Claus