GADOLINIUM WANTED

Angel Gonzales

Date of Birth

1880
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Physical Description

Symbol- Gd

-Group: Lanthanides

- High Melting Point

- Atomic Number: 64

- Atomic Mass: 157.2

- 64 Protons and electrons, 94 neutrons

- Bright, Soft, Ductile and Malleable

Relatives

-Lathanide Series/Rare Earth Metals

Last Seen

- Control Rod for nuclear reactions

- Green Phosphors in color television

- MRI

Origin

- Named after Johan Gadolin, a Finnish mineralogist

Other

- At room temperature Gadolinium crystallizes

- Reacts with water (dilute acid)

- Has unusual superconductive properties

Reward

$14.86 per gram of Gadolinium