## Ytterbium |

Symbol | Yb |
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Latin name | Ytterbium |

Atomic number | 70 |

Period | 6 |

Element category | Inner transition elements |

Relative atomic mass | 173.04 |

Group | III.B |

Electronegativity | 1.1 |

Oxidation numbers | 2, 3 |

Electron configuration | 1s ^{2} 2s^{2} 2p^{6} 3s^{2} 3p^{6} 3d^{10} 4s^{2} 4p^{6} 4d^{10} 5s^{2} 5p^{6} 4f^{14} 5d^{0} 6s^{2} |

Density [g/cm^{3}] | 6.97 |

State | Solid |

Melting point [°C] | 819 |

Boiling point [°C] | 1194 |

Atomic radius [pm] | 222 |

Thermal conductivity [W m^{-1}K^{-1}] | 34.9 |

Heat capacity [J K^{-1}g^{-1}] | 0.155 |

Discovery | 1878 |

Vickers hardness [MPa] | 206 |

Brinell hardness [MPa] | 343 |

Young's modulus [GPa] | 24 |

Electrical conductivity [S m^{-1}] | 3.6 · 10 ^{6} |

Shear modulus [GPa] | 9.9 |

1.st ionization energy [eV] | 6.2542 |

2.nd ionization energy [eV] | 12.188 |

3.rd ionization energy [eV] | 25.03 |

Stable isotopes | 7 |

Unstable isotopes | 9 |