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Atomic symbol: Lv
Atomic number: 116
Atomic mass: 293

Appearance: Silver solid at 25°C

Group: 16
Period: 7
Series: Other metals
Block: p
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹⁰ 4s² 4p⁶ 4d¹⁰ 5s² 5p⁶ 4f¹⁴ 5d¹⁰ 6s² 6p⁶ 5f¹⁴ 6d¹⁰ 7s² 7p⁴

A superheavy, transactinide, radioactive and synthetic metal.

Predicted to have similar properties to other group 16 metals like polonium.

Fun Fact! The most stable isotope, livermorium-293, has a half-life of only 61 milliseconds!