Wanted Astatine

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Astatine private info.

  • There is no stable isotope for Astatine.
  • Astatine is a highly radioactive element.
  • It is a halogen and a synthetic element.
  • It is also the heaviest member of group 17 and it's most stable form is half life of 8.1 hours.

More info

  • A nonmetal it is and it's made by bombarding bismuth with alpha particles in cyclotron.
  • It decays extremely quickly
  • It's only created in tiny bits.
  • Even though it is a little particle it creates a massive amount of light.
  • It can also be created in a nuclear reactor.

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Who started it all and what it's wanted for

  • It was created in 1869 created by a Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev.
  • It is wanted for creating a radioactive tracer and used for cancer treatment.


  • Actinium to Fluorine
  • The halogen experiment
  • Chem4kids.com
  • Periodic table of elements
  • Periodic table
  • Chemicool.com