Curium (Cm)

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The atomic number of curium is 96

Curium's atomic mass is 247

Part of the Actinide family

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A metal

Fun Facts!!

Can cause leukemia by accumulating in the bones destroying RBC formation.


Highly radioactive and toxic. This is what caused Curie's death.


Rare earth element only existing in deposits of uranium.


Gives power to space and medical equipment.


Half-life of 15,600,000 years. 163 days through alpha decay


3rd sythnetically produced transuranium element to be discovered.

96 Protons


151 neutrons


96 electrons


Melting point is 1340 Degrees Celcius


Boiling point is 3110 Degrees Celcius

Discovered by

Glenn T. Seaborg


Ralph A. James


Albert Ghiorso

Origin of Name

In honor of Pierre and Maria Curie
Sarah Smith