Vanadium

Fly high with Vanadium! -Kimi Jones

Symbol

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Atomic Number

23
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Atomic Mass

50.9415

Cost

$100/oz

Main Uses:

High Speed Air Crafts: Engine parts, crankshafts, axels, gears.

Used as a pigment for ceramics and glass.

Acts as a catalyst

Helps create superconducting magnets.

Can sometimes be used in cosmetics such as lipsticks.

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History

The word Vanadium is derived from the Scandinavian Mythological Goddess of Beauty "Vanadis."

Vanadium was first discovered by Andreas Manuel Del Rio, 1801, but was later discovered once again by a Scandinavian scientist and named through his culture.

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