Ytterbium (Yb)

Symbol Yb
Atomic Number 70
Atomic Weight 173.04
Group (Lanthanoids)
Period 6
Block f

Planetary Bohr Model of Yb
Lewis Dot Diagram of Yb

Physical Properties

Density 6.97 g/cm3
Atomic Volume 24.8 cm3/mole
Atomic Radius 1.94 angstroms
Covalent Radius pm
Radioactive No

States

Melting Point 819.0 °C
Boiling Point 1196.0 °C
Heat Of Fusion 7.7 kJ/mole
Heat Of Vaporization 128.0 kJ/mole

Energy

Electronegativity (Pauling Scale)
Electron Affinity kJ/mol
1st Ionization Energy 603 kJ/mol
Specific Heat Capacity 0.155 J g−1 K−1
Thermal Conductivity 34.9 W·m−1·K−1

Electrons and Oxidation

Oxidation States +3,2
Electrons Per Shell 2 8 18 32 8 2
Electron Configuration [Xe] 4f14 6s2
1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d10 4s2 4p6 4d10 5s2 5p6 4f14 6s2

Translations

English Ytterbium
Deutsch Ytterbium
Lëtzebuergesch Ytterbium
Nederlands Ytterbium
Afrikaans Itterbium
Frysk Ytterbium
Dansk Ytterbium
Svenska Ytterbium
Norsk Ytterbium
Íslenska Ytterbn
Føroysk Ytterbium
Latin Ytterbium
Français Ytterbium
Español Iterbio
Catalana Iterbi
Occitana Itterbi
Português Itrbio
Galego Iterbio
Italiano Itterbio
Furlan Iterbi
Român Yterbiu
Moldavian Yterbiu
Armãneashte Iterbiumu
Русский ????????
Українска I??????
Byelorussian I??????
Polska Iterb
Kaszëbsczi terb
Čech Ytterbium
Slovenský Ytterbium
Slovenščina Iterbij
Hrvatska Iterbij
Српски ??????j??
Bosnian Iterbij
Македонски ????????
Български ???????
Lietuviškai Iterbis
Lao Iterbijs
Sudovian Iterbis
Cymraeg Yterbiwm
Gaeilge na hÉireann Itirbiam
Gàidhlig na h Itirbiam
Gaelg Vanninagh Ytterbium
Cornish Yterbyum
Brezhoneg Iterbiom
Ελληνική ????????
Shqip Iterb
Ossetian ????????
Euskera Iterbioa
Georgian ?????????
Suomi Ytterbium
Eesti terbium
Magyar Itterbium
Türkçe ?tterbiyum
Kazakh ????????
Uzbek ????????
Tajik Itterbi'
Mongolian ???????
日本語 ??????? [itterubiumu]
中国话 ?
ไทย ?????????????
Vietnamese Ytecbi
Bahasa Melayu Yterbium, Iterbium
العربيه ???????
Il-Malti Itterbjum
עברית ????????
Esperanto Iterbio

History

Discovered In
1878
Discovered By
Jean de Marignac
Discovered At
Switzerland
Word Origin
Named after the village of "Ytterby" near Vaxholm in Sweden