CdZ =  48

From the Greek/Latin "kadmeia", meaning "Cadmean earth"
(AM) Atomic Mass 112.411  amu    Oxidation States +2
   (BP) Boiling Point 765  °C    (MP) Melting Point 321  °C
   (ρ) Density 8.65  g/cm3    Crystal Structure Hexagonal
   ( χ ) Electronegativity 1.17    (AR) Atomic Radius 1.48  Å
   Physical State Solid (C) Heat Capacity 1.232  J/g °C
Electronic-Config [Kr]  4d10  5s2     (I1) First Ionization E 867.69  kJ/mol
   (ΔHvap) Heat of Vaporization 99.87  kJ/mol     (ΔHfus) Heat of Fusion 6.21  kJ/mol
   Year of Discovery 1817    Location of Discovery Germany
(E°) Standard Potential Cd2+⇔ Cd (-0.400 V)
Stable isotopes  106Cd,  108Cd,  110Cd,  111Cd,  112Cd,  114Cd
Discovered/Synthesized by Friedrich Strohmeyer
Natural Source Isolated as a byproduct of zinc (sphalerite) mining
Common Uses Electroplated steel, nicad batteries, red and yellow paints, fire sprinklers
Other Info Known for its use in blue pigments
One of the toxic 'heavy metals'
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