TANTALUM

SCIENCE

Tantalum-history

tantalum was first discovered in 1802 often thought to be a form of niobium and can be found in Canada,Nigeria,Portugal,Zaire,Thailand used in wires

Tantalum

Tantalum is a dense heavy metal silver grey column 5 row 6 metallic
, has no biological role,

the Greek word "Tantalos" means "father of Niobe"

atomic number: 73

atomic mass: 180.94788