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Atomic symbol: Nh
Atomic number: 113
Atomic mass: 286

Appearance: Solid at 25°C

Group: 13
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 7p¹

A superheavy, transactinide, radioactive and synthetic metal.

Fun Fact! Nihonium is named after Japan; Nihon means Japan in Japanese. It was the first chemical element to be discovered in Asia, only in 2012.