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name Ytterbium
latin Ytterbium
french Ytterbium
german Ytterbium
symbol Yb
proton number 70
atomic weight 173.04
Pauling electronegativity -
electronic configuration [Xe] 4f145d06s2
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melting point 1097 K, 824°C, 1515°F
boiling point 1469 K, 1196°C, 2185°F
group -
period 6
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states +2, +3
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Year of discovery Discoverer
1878 Jean C. G. de Marignac (1817-1894)

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