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Technical data for Rutherfordium

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Overview
NameRutherfordium
SymbolRf
Atomic Number104
Atomic Weight261[note]
DensityN/A
Melting PointN/A
Boiling PointN/A

Thermal properties
PhaseN/A
Melting PointN/A
Boiling PointN/A
Absolute Melting PointN/A
Absolute Boiling PointN/A
Critical PressureN/A
Critical TemperatureN/A
Heat of FusionN/A
Heat of VaporizationN/A
Heat of CombustionN/A
Specific HeatN/A
Adiabatic IndexN/A
Neel PointN/A
Thermal ConductivityN/A
Thermal ExpansionN/A

Bulk physical properties
DensityN/A
Density (Liquid)N/A
Molar VolumeN/A
Brinell HardnessN/A
Mohs HardnessN/A
Vickers HardnessN/A
Bulk ModulusN/A
Shear ModulusN/A
Young ModulusN/A
Poisson RatioN/A
Refractive IndexN/A
Speed of SoundN/A
Thermal ConductivityN/A
Thermal ExpansionN/A

Reactivity
Valence4
ElectronegativityN/A
ElectronAffinityN/A
Ionization EnergiesN/A

Health and Safety
Autoignition PointN/A
FlashpointN/A
Heat of CombustionN/A
DOT Hazard ClassN/A
DOT NumbersN/A
EU NumberN/A
NFPA Fire RatingN/A
NFPA HazardsN/A
NFPA Health RatingN/A
NFPA Reactivity RatingN/A
RTECS NumberN/A
NFPA LabelN/A

Classifications
Alternate NamesNone
Names of AllotropesNone
Blockd
Group4
Period7
Electron Configuration[Rn]5f146d27s2
ColorN/A
Discovery
1964 in Russia and United States
Gas phaseN/A
CAS NumberCAS53850-36-5
CID NumberN/A
Gmelin NumberN/A
NSC NumberN/A
RTECS NumberN/A

Electrical properties
Electrical TypeN/A
Electrical ConductivityN/A
ResistivityN/A
Superconducting PointN/A

Magnetic properties
Magnetic TypeN/A
Curie PointN/A
Mass Magnetic SusceptibilityN/A
Molar Magnetic SusceptibilityN/A
Volume Magnetic SusceptibilityN/A

Abundances
% in UniverseN/A
% in SunNone
% in MeteoritesNone
% in Earth's CrustNone
% in OceansNone
% in HumansNone

Atomic dimensions and structure
Atomic RadiusN/A
Covalent RadiusN/A
Van der Waals RadiusN/A
Crystal StructureN/A
Lattice AnglesN/A
Lattice ConstantsN/A
Space Group NameN/A
Space Group NumberN/A

Nuclear Properties
Half-Life13.1 h
Lifetime18.9 h
Decay ModeAlphaEmission
Quantum Numbers3F2
Neutron Cross SectionN/A
Neutron Mass AbsorptionN/A
Known Isotopes
253Rf, 254Rf, 255Rf, 256Rf, 257Rf, 258Rf, 259Rf, 260Rf, 261Rf, 262Rf, 263Rf, 264Rf, 265Rf, 266Rf, 267Rf, 268Rf
Stable Isotopes
Isotopic Abundances


Notes on the properties of Rutherfordium:

Atomic Weight: Atomic mass number given for longest lived isotope.

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