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Name: yttrium
Symbol: Y
Atomic Number: 39
Atomic Mass: 88.90585
Standard State: 2
Group name: none
Period in Periodic Table: 5
Color: silvery white
Classification: metallic

My elements name is yttrium, the symbol is Y, the atomic number is 39, atomic mass 88.90585 and the standerd is 2. Yttrium is found in most rare earth minerals. The oxide is used to produce yttrium iron garnets, which are very effective microwave filters. Moon rocks contain yttrium and yttrium is used as a "phosphor" to produce the red colour in television screens. Yttrium turnings ignite in air.