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ID 16
Symbol Nd
Name Neodymium
Density (g/cm<sup>3</sup>) 7.01
Atomic Number 60
Molecular Weight 144.24
Melting Point (K) 1294
Boiling Point (K) 3373
Specific Heat Capacity (J/kg K) 190
Electro Negativity 1.14
Curie temperature (K)
Bohr Magneton (J/T)
Magnetization Saturation (MA m<sup>-1</sup>)
Crystal Structure ​Double hexagonal close-packed (dhcp)
Appearance Malleable silvery metal
Element category Lanthanide
Magnetic ordering Paramagnetic
Discovery Carl Auer von Welsbach (1885)
General Information Neodimium is a lustrous silvery-yellow metal. It is very reactive and qickly turnishes in air and the coated formed does not protect the metal from further oxidation, so it must be stored away from contact with air.
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