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Mendelevium (Md): Fun Facts and Information About the Element

What is the symbol? Md
What is the atomic number? 101
What is the atomic weight? 258
What is the melting point in Celsius?
What year was it discovered? 1955
Who discovered the element? “Stanley G. Thompson, Glenn T. Seaborg, Bernard G. Harvey, Gregory R. Choppin, Albert Ghiorso”
What group is the element in? 102
What is the ionization energy? 6.58
What element category is it in? Actinoids

Where is Mendelevium Found?

This isotope has been produced by the bombardment of an isotope of einsteinium with ions of helium. Eventually enough 258Md should be made to determine its physical properties.

What is Mendelevium Used For?

256Md has been used to elucidate some of the chemical properties of mendelevium in aqueous solution.