Atomic Number: 39


Electrons: 2-8-18-9-2
Oxidation States: +3
Atomic Weight: 44.955910
Phase: Solid
M.P.: 1799 K
(1526 °C, 2779 °F)
B.P.: 3609 K
(3336 °C, 6037 °F)

Occurrence: 1.51x10-8%
A silvery metallic transition metal, yttrium is common in rare-earth minerals and two of its compounds are used to make the red color phosphors in cathode ray tube displays, such as those used for televisions. of the metal can ignite in air when they exceed 400 °C.


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