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ID 11
Symbol Dy
Name Dysprosium
Density (g/cm<sup>3</sup>) 8.54
Atomic Number 66
Molecular Weight 162.5
Melting Point (K) 1680
Boiling Point (K) 2840
Specific Heat Capacity (J/kg K) 167
Electro Negativity 1.22
Curie temperature (K) 87
Bohr Magneton (J/T) 10.2
Magnetization Saturation (MA m<sup>-1</sup>)
Crystal Structure ​Hexagonal close-packed (hcp)
Appearance Silvery white
Element category Lanthanide
Magnetic ordering Paramagnetic
Discovery Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1886)
General Information Dysprosium metal is a soft, lustrous-silver rare earth element (REE) that is used in permanent magnets due to its paramagnetic strength and high-temperature durability.
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