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Atomic symbol: Cn
Atomic number: 112
Atomic mass: 285

Appearance: Liquid at 25°C

Group: 12
Period: 7
Series: Transition metals
Block: d
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹⁰ 4s² 4p⁶ 4d¹⁰ 5s² 5p⁶ 4f¹⁴ 5d¹⁰ 6s² 6p⁶ 5f¹⁴ 6d¹⁰ 7s²

A superheavy, transactinide, radioactive and synthetic metal.

Fun Fact! Copernicium, bohrium, meitnerium, hassium, roentgenium, and darmstadtium are all superheavy elements discovered in the same lab, the Heavy Ion Research Laboratory in Darmstadt, Germany, between 1981 and 1996.