Periodic Table of Elements

Element Lawrencium - Lr

Comprehensive data on the chemical element Lawrencium is provided on this page; including scores of properties, element names in many languages, most known nuclides of Lawrencium. 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 Lawrencium

Lawrencium's Name in Other Languages

  • Latin: Lawrentium
  • Czech: Lawrencium
  • Croatian: Lawrencij
  • French: Lawrencium
  • German: Lawrencium - s
  • Italian: Lawrentio
  • Norwegian: Lawrencium
  • Portuguese: Laurêncio
  • Russian: Лоуренсий
  • Spanish: Lawrencio
  • Swedish:

Atomic Structure of Lawrencium

Chemical Properties of Lawrencium

Physical Properties of Lawrencium

Regulatory / Health

  • CAS Number
    • 22537-19-5
  • 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: A.Ghiorso, T.Sikkeland, A.E. Larsh, R.M. Latimer
    • Discovery Location: Berkeley California United States
    • Discovery Year: 1961
    • Name Origin:
      Named after Ernest O. Lawrence.
    • Abundance of Lawrencium:
      • 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 Lawrencium:
      Produced by bombarding californium-252 with boron nuclei or BK-249 with O-18 nuclei. Few atoms of Lawrencium have ever been produced.
    • Uses of Lawrencium:
    • Additional Notes:

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