The Periodic Table/40 - Zirconium (Zr)

Element Zirconium (Zr, 40)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Zirconium. Its shemical symbol is Zr and its atomic number is 40. The relative atomic mass of Zirconium is 91.224 u. The elemental classification of Zirconium is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 4 and period 5 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Zirconium is 6530 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Zirconium is 5 Mohs. The melting point of Zirconium is 2125 Kelvin (1852 ℃). The boiling point of Zirconium is 4650 Kelvin (4377 ℃). Zirconium was discovered in the year 1789 by Martin Heinrich Klaproth.

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Data about element Zirconium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
91.224 u
6530 kg/m3
Melting point
2125 K   (1852 ℃)
Boiling point
4650 K   (4377 ℃)
Mineral hardness
5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Martin Heinrich Klaproth