The Periodic Table/21 - Scandium (Sc)

Element Scandium (Sc, 21)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Scandium. Its shemical symbol is Sc and its atomic number is 21. The relative atomic mass of Scandium is 44.955912 u. The elemental classification of Scandium is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 3 and period 4 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Scandium is 2985 kg/m3. The melting point of Scandium is 1814 Kelvin (1541 ℃). The boiling point of Scandium is 3103 Kelvin (2830 ℃). Scandium was discovered in the year 1879 by Lars Fredrik Nilson.

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Data about element Scandium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
44.955912 u
2985 kg/m3
Melting point
1814 K   (1541 ℃)
Boiling point
3103 K   (2830 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Lars Fredrik Nilson