- Element symbol - Pr
- Atomic number - 59
- Atomic mass - 140.9
- Cost $70 per ounce
Did You Know?
- This element is silvery - white, but when its exposed to air, it turns green.
- 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.
- 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
- The element is used to make flints for lighters, carbon arc lights, and motion picture industry for studio lighting and projector lights