PdZ =  46

From the Greek "Pallas", meaning "little maiden"
(AM) Atomic Mass 106.42  amu    Oxidation States +2, +4
   (BP) Boiling Point 3140  °C    (MP) Melting Point 1554  °C
   (ρ) Density 12.16  g/cm3    Crystal Structure Face Centered Cubic
   ( χ ) Electronegativity 2.2    (AR) Atomic Radius 1.31  Å
   Physical State Solid (C) Heat Capacity 0.244  J/g °C
Electronic-Config [Kr]  4d10     (I1) First Ionization E 804.68  kJ/mol
   (ΔHvap) Heat of Vaporization 362  kJ/mol     (ΔHfus) Heat of Fusion 16.74  kJ/mol
   Year of Discovery 1803    Location of Discovery United Kingdom
(E°) Standard Potential Pd2+⇔ Pd (0.915 V)
Stable isotopes  102Pd,  104Pd,  105Pd,  106Pd,  108Pd,  110Pd
Discovered/Synthesized by William Hyde Wollaston
Natural Source Isolated from the native elements or alloys of the various elements or arsenides
Common Uses Labware, electric contacts, dentistry, catalyst, pollution control
Other Info Used as a catalyst to synthesize organic molecules
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