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name Cadmium
latin Cadmium
french Cadmium
german Cadmium
symbol Cd
proton number 48
atomic weight 112.411
Pauling electronegativity 1.69
electronic configuration [Kr] 4d105s2
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melting point 594.22 K, 321.07°C, 609.93°F
boiling point 1040 K, 767°C, 1412°F
group 12
period 5
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states +2
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Year of discovery Discoverer
1817 Friedrich Strohmeyer

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