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Name: Mendelevium
Symbol: Md
Atomic number:101
Atomic weight: [258]
Standard state: presumeably solid at 298K
Group in periodic table:
Group name: Actinoid
Period in periodic table:7
Color: Metallic silvery white or grey
Classification: Metallic


This radioactive rare earth metal is named after the father of the periodic table Dimitri Mendeleev. It was first identified by Seaborg and others in 1955. It is a synthetic not found in the Geosphere. It has no biological role in bioligy. It has 3 oxidation compounds.