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Element Meitnerium - Mt

Comprehensive data on the chemical element Meitnerium is provided on this page; including scores of properties, element names in many languages, most known nuclides of Meitnerium. Common chemical compounds are also provided for many elements. In addition technical terms are linked to their definitions and the menu contains links to related articles that are a great aid in one's studies.

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Overview of Meitnerium

Meitnerium's Name in Other Languages

  • Latin: Meitnerium
  • Czech: Meitnerium
  • Croatian: Meitnerij
  • French: Meitnerium
  • German: Meitnerium - s
  • Italian: Meitnerium
  • Norwegian: Meitnerium
  • Russian: Майтнерий
  • Spanish: Meitnerio

Atomic Structure of Meitnerium

Chemical Properties of Meitnerium

Physical Properties of Meitnerium

Regulatory / Health

  • CAS Number
    • 54038-01-6
  • NFPA 704
    • Health:
    • Fire:
    • Reactivity:
    • Special Hazard: Radioactive<
    • OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
      • No limits set by OSHA
    • OSHA PEL Vacated 1989
      • No limits set by OSHA
    • NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limit (REL)
      • No limits set by NIOSH
    • Levels In Humans:
      Note: this data represents naturally occuring levels of elements in the typical human, it DOES NOT represent recommended daily allowances.
      • Blood/mg dm-3: nil
      • Bone/p.p.m: nil
      • Liver/p.p.m: nil
      • Muscle/p.p.m: nil
      • Daily Dietary Intake: nil
      • Total Mass In Avg. 70kg human: nil

    Who / Where / When / How

    • Discoverer: Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Münzenberg, et. Al.
    • Discovery Location: Darmstadt Germany
    • Discovery Year: 1982
    • Name Origin:
      Named for Lise Meitner, a Swedish physicist who helped discover protactinium and first split the nucleus of uranium, creating what her team dubbed "fission".
    • Abundance of Meitnerium:
      • Earth's Crust/p.p.m.: nil
      • Seawater/p.p.m.: nil
      • Atmosphere/p.p.m.: nil
      • Sun (Relative to H=1E12): N/A
    • Sources of Meitnerium:
      First synthetically produced by bombarding Bi209 with accelerated nuclei of Fe58. Only a few atoms have ever been produced.
    • Uses of Meitnerium:
    • Additional Notes:
      In August of 1997 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced the official naming of this element as Meitnerium.

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