Flerovium or Ununquadium Facts - Fl Element 114

Chemical & Physical Properties of Flerovium

Flerovium is a radioactive man-made element.
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Flerovium (formerly the placeholder name Ununquadium) Basic Facts

Symbol: Fl

Name Origin: Named for the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions in Dubna, where element 114 and several other elements have been discovered.

Atomic Number: 114

Atomic Weight: [289]

Phase: presumably solid

Element Classification: Metal

Discovery: December 1998, reported in January 1999 by scientists at Dubna (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research) in Russia

Electronic Configuration: [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p2

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