by Hannah Barber

Phase of matter

The element californium is a solid.

Where was is discovered?

University of California, Berkeley

more info!

  • Two crystalline forms exist for californium under normal pressure: one above and one below 900 °C (1,650 °F).
  • . Compounds of californium are dominated by a chemical form of the element, designated californium(III), that can participate in three chemical bonds
  • Californium is one of the few transuranium elements that have practical applications.
  • Californium is a silvery white actinide metal
  • in period 7 of PToE
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