Atomic symbol: Yb
Atomic number: 70
Atomic mass: 173.05

Appearance: Silvery white solid, with a pale yellow hue, at 25°C

Group: N/a Period: 6
Series: Lanthanides
Block: f
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹⁰ 4s² 4p⁶ 4d¹⁰ 5s² 5p⁶ 4f¹⁴ 6s²

Soft, malleable and ductile.

Fun Fact! Ytterbium, alongside the elements yttrium, erbium, and terbium, is named after the Swedish village of Ytterby.