By: Nick Hoopes
At room temperature, Yttrium appears solid, like a soft, silvery metal. It is easier to shape because it is softer than most metals.
Yttrium has an atomic mass of 89 and it's atomic radius in picometers in 212pm. Yttrium's density in 4.472g/cc and it's melting point is 1526 degrees Celsius, and it's boiling point is 3345 degrees Celsius.
Atomic Structure and Periodic Table
History of Yttrium
Applications and Uses
Pictures:http://periodictable.com/Elements/039/index.html - Yttrium Element Picture
http://www.chemicool.com/ - Periodic Table
study.com - Cathode Ray Experiment.
Element Card: Gray, Theodore W. (2008). The Photographic Card Deck of the Elements.
Elements Book: Gray, Theodore W. (2009). The Elements: A visual exploration of every known atom in the universe. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Royal society of Chemistry Periodic Table: http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/39/yttrium