Connecting Chemistry

Darmstadtium

Atomic symbol: Ds
Atomic number: 110
Atomic mass: 281

Appearance: Solid at 25°C

Group: 10
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 6d⁸ 7s²

Predicted to have similar properties to nickel, palladium, and platinum.

A superheavy, transactinide, radioactive and synthetic metal.

Fun Fact! Darmstadtium is named after Darmstadt in Germany, the city where it was first synthesized.

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