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ID 6
Symbol Sm
Name Samarium
Density (g/cm<sup>3</sup>) 7.353
Atomic Number 62
Molecular Weight 150.36
Melting Point (K) 1345
Boiling Point (K) 2076
Specific Heat Capacity (J/kg K) 196
Electro Negativity 1.17
Curie temperature (K)
Bohr Magneton (J/T)
Magnetization Saturation (MA m<sup>-1</sup>)
Crystal Structure Simple Trigonal
Appearance Silver
Element category Lanthanide
Magnetic ordering Paramagnetic
Discovery Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1879)
General Information Samarium is a rare earth metal, with a bright silver luster, that is reasonably stable in air; it ignites in air at 150 °C. Even with long-term storage under mineral oil, samarium is gradually oxidized, with a grayish-yellow powder.
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