The Periodic Table/70 - Ytterbium (Yb)

Element Ytterbium (Yb, 70)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Ytterbium. Its shemical symbol is Yb and its atomic number is 70. The relative atomic mass of Ytterbium is 173.054 u. The elemental classification of Ytterbium is Lanthanides, and it belongs to group 3 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Ytterbium is 6570 kg/m3. The melting point of Ytterbium is 1097 Kelvin (824 ℃). The boiling point of Ytterbium is 1467 Kelvin (1194 ℃). Ytterbium was discovered in the year 1878 by Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac.

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Data about element Ytterbium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
173.054 u
6570 kg/m3
Melting point
1097 K   (824 ℃)
Boiling point
1467 K   (1194 ℃)
Discovered year
Discovered by
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac