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name Californium
latin Californium
french Californium
german Californium
symbol Cf
proton number 98
atomic weight [251]
Pauling electronegativity 1.3
electronic configuration [Rn] 5f106d07s2
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melting point 1173 K, 900°C, 1652°F
boiling point -
group -
period 7
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states +3
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Year of discovery Discoverers
1950 Stanley G. Thompson
Kenneth Street
Albert Ghiorso
Glenn T. Seaborg (*1912)

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