ERBIUM ELEMENT NUMBER 68
- It is malleable.
- It is stable in air and doesn't oxidize as quickly as the other rare-earth metals.
- It is not a required element in the human body, but recent studies have indicated it might help with metabolism.
More Fun Facts!
- The origin of Erbium comes from the town Ytterby in Sweden.
- The year of discovery was in 1843.
- Carl Gustaf Mosander discovered Erbium
- The electron configuration for Erbium is Xe 4f12 6s2