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Austin Mitchell

Name: Niobium
Symbol: Nb
Atomic Number: 41
Atomic Mass: 92.90638
Standard State: solid at 298
Group name: None
Period in Periodic Table:5
Color:grey metallic
Classification: Metallic
The element that i am reasurching Niobium here is a couple things about it. Niobium takes on a bluish tinge when exposed to air at room temperatures for a long time. Niobium is used in the pipelines for your drian pipe. The metal is used in arc-welding rods for some grades of stainless steel. Niobium was discoverd in 1801 by Charles Hatchett, 159 yaers befor it was adopted by Iupac in 1950. Scientist had a big confusion between niobium and tantalum they seemed a lot alike.