Praseodymium

Yoceline Narvaez

Important Information

  • Element symbol - Pr
  • Atomic number - 59
  • Atomic mass - 140.9
  • Cost $70 per ounce

Did You Know?

  1. This element is silvery - white, but when its exposed to air, it turns green.
  2. Greek word "praison" meaning green and the word "didymos" meaning twin, which is the name of "green twin", thats how this special element got its name.
  3. This element is mixed into glass that it provides a nice clear blue color that filters out the yellow glow of molten glass, allowing glass blowers to see their work clearly
  4. The element is used to make flints for lighters, carbon arc lights, and motion picture industry for studio lighting and projector lights