The Periodic Table/38 - Strontium (Sr)

Element Strontium (Sr, 38)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Strontium. Its shemical symbol is Sr and its atomic number is 38. The relative atomic mass of Strontium is 87.62 u. The elemental classification of Strontium is Alkaline earth metals, and it belongs to group 2 and period 5 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Strontium is 2540 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Strontium is 1.5 Mohs. The melting point of Strontium is 1042 Kelvin (769 ℃). The boiling point of Strontium is 1640 Kelvin (1367 ℃). Strontium was discovered in the year 1787 by William Cruickshank.

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Data about element Strontium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Alkaline earth metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
87.62 u
2540 kg/m3
Melting point
1042 K   (769 ℃)
Boiling point
1640 K   (1367 ℃)
Mineral hardness
1.5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
William Cruickshank