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Name:Ytterbium
Symbol:Yb
Atomic Number:70
Atomic Mass:173.04
Standard State:solid at 298 K
Group name:Lanthanoid
Period in Periodic Table:6
Color:silvery white
Classification: Metallic



It is soft and has a silvery white color. It is quite stable but it probally should be kept in a air tight container because it needs to be kept away from air and moisture. It is often dissolved by minaral acids and it reactes slowly with water. This element can never be found in nature, only in an ore with rare metals. It is very difficult to seperate from other metals in the ore.