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Yttrium

Yttrium

Existing practically only in the trivalent state (i.e. it creates atomic bonds with three other atoms), yttrium is a soft, shiny, silvery metal found naturally in the environment. Yttrium is used in the production of a wide variety of synthetic garnets, as well as in the production of lasers for the medical field. 

PRODUCT INFORMATION

  • Symbol : Y
  • Atomic number : 39
  • Atomic weight : 88
  • Series : transition metals
  • Density : 4,469
  • Melting point : 1 522 °C
  • Boiling point : 3 345 °C

Examples of use :

- Manufacture of red luminophors for cathode or led screens

- Microwave filters

- Imitation diamonds for jewellery

Medicinal ingredient for certain cancers