Symbol: V

Atomic Number: 23

Atomic Weight: 50.9415

Vanadium (atomic symbol V, atomic number is 23, atomic weight 50.9415) unlike other chemical elements named after their discoverers or famous scientists, Vanadium is actually named after a Scandinavian goddess called Vanadis.

Properties and Classification
Physically, the element is described as solid/hard silver-grey transition metal, with relatively good ductile and malleable properties. Vanadium's melting and boiling points are known to science - 1910 C and 3407 C respectively. Vanadium has a density of 6 grams per cubic centimetre. The element is classified as a metal, which is in solid state at room temperature.

Discovery and Rediscovery
Vanadium was first discovered by a Mexican...Read More