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Chromium (Cr)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Chromium (Cr): Atomic number: 24, Atomic mass: 51.996 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.6, Density: 7.19 at 20°C, Melting point: 1907 °C, Boiling point: 2672 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.127 nm, Ionic radius: 0. MORE

Chrome Alum

Entertainment / Photography / Chrome Alum: Alternative term for potassium chromium sulfate. MORE


Technology / Rockets / Nichrome: An alloy of nickel and chromium drawn into a wire of varying gauges typically used to heat a pyrogen to ignition with the application of sufficient voltage and amperage. MORE

Yttrium (Y)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Yttrium (Y): Atomic number: 39, Atomic mass: 88.9059 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.2, Density: 4.47 at 20°C, Melting point: 1500 °C, Boiling point: 3336 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.106 nm (+3), Isotopes: MORE

Glucose Tolerance Factor

Health / Vitamins / Glucose Tolerance Factor: A compound containing chromium that helps in blood sugar regulation. MORE

Cerium (Ce)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Cerium (Ce): Atomic number: 58, Atomic mass: 140.12 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.1, Density: 6.76 at 20°C, Melting point: 799 °C, Boiling point: 3426 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.181 nm, Ionic radius: 0.1 MORE