HHomeBackground Color:He
LiBeTantalum Main PageBlack White GrayBCNOFNe
NaMgTantalum Pictures PageAlSiPSClAr
KCaTantalum Technical DataScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr

Length of rod, bent.
An example of the element Tantalum

Sample Image    |    QuickTimeVR Rotation
Tantalum Length of rod, bent
Length of rod, bent.
This is a short length of rod, about 2 inches long and 5/16 inch diameter, obviously nipped off at both ends with some bolt butters or a sheer. It's fairly heavy, but not otherwise impressive compared to the same thing out of steel. Analysis by x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy at the Center for Microanalysis of Materials, University of Illinois (partially supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under grant DEFG02-91-ER45439) indicates it is pure tantalum within the detection limits of the machine.
Source: Neil Lipson
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 12 July, 2002
Price: $10
Size: 2"
Purity: >99.9%
The Elements book Mad Science book Periodic Table Poster  Click here to buy a book, photographic periodic table poster, card deck, or 3D print based on the images you see here!