# Holmium Element

Find elemental, thermodynamic, material, electromagnetic, atomic & nuclear properties of holmium element along with reactivity and abundance.

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Holmium is the sixty-seven element in the periodic table. A periodic table contains 118 elements distributed in 7 rows and 18 columns. The rows are known as periods and the columns are the groups of the periodic table. The elements of the periodic table are arranged according to their atomic number.

## Basic elemental properties of Holmium

There are 118 different elements in the periodic table but there are some basic elemental properties of each. In a periodic table, elements with basic elemental properties are grouped together. Basic elemental properties of Holmium are:

### Atomic Symbol of Holmium

Every element in the periodic table has its atomic symbol or chemical symbol for representation. The atomic symbol of Holmium is “Ho”

### Atomic Number of Holmium

Elements in the periodic table are arranged in groups and periods on the basis of their atomic number.

Atomic number is the number of protons present in the nucleus of an atom. The atomic number of Holmium is 67. This shows Holmium is the sixty-seven element of the periodic table.

### Short Electronic Configuration of Holmium

Short Electronic Configuration of Holmium is [Xe]6s2 4 f11

### Block of Holmium in Periodic Table

There are four blocks (s, p, d, f) in the periodic table. Holmium belongs to the f-block of the periodic table. F block is the fourth block in the periodic table.

### Period of Holmium in Periodic Table

Periodic table is arranged in periods and groups. The rows going across left to right are periods and Holmium is placed in the sixth period. Elements that are present in a period share common properties .

### Atomic Mass of Holmium

Atomic mass is the mass of an atom and the atomic mass of Holmium is 164.93033 u. If we round off the atomic mass of Holmium, we get 165 u.

## Thermodynamic properties of Holmium

Thermodynamic properties are the characteristic features of a system, capable of specifying the system's state. The thermodynamic properties of an element include chemical, physical and thermal properties. The thermodynamic properties of Holmium are:

### Phase at STP

Phase at STP is the state in which an element is present. The stp phase of Holmium is “Solid”.

### Melting Point of Holmium

Melting point is a temperature at which an element of substance changes its state from solid to liquid. The melting point of Holmium gas is 1474 °C.

### Boiling Point of Holmium

A boiling point is a temperature at which an element of a substance starts turning into vapors. The boiling point of Holmium gas is 2700 °C.

### Molar Heat of Fusion of Holmium

Molar Heat of Fusion is the energy required to melt each mole of substance. The molar heat of fusion of Holmium is 17kJ/mol.

### Molar heat of Vaporization

The Molar heat of vaporization is the heat absorbed by the one specific mole of a substance. The molar heat of vaporization of Holmium gas is 265 kJ/mol.

### Specific heat at STP

The specific heat of Holmium at STP is 165 J(kgK).

These are some of the main thermodynamic properties of Holmium. Let’s find out all the material properties of Holmium.

## Material properties

We have discussed basic elemental properties and thermodynamic properties of Holmium gas. Besides these, there are many material properties of Holmium as well. Some of the material properties include density, molar volume, refractive index and thermal conductivity.

### Density of Holmium

The density of Holmium element is  8.795 g/cm3

### Liquid Density of Holmium element

The liquid density of Holmium atom is 8.34 g/cm3

### Molar Volume of Holmium

The molar volume of Holmium is 18.75cm3/mol

### Mohs hardness of Holmium Atom

The mohs hardness of Holmium element is 1.6

### Bulk modulus of Holmium Gas

The bulk modulus of Holmium Gas is 40 GPa

### Shear modulus of Holmium atom

The shear modulus of Holmium element 26.3 GPa

### Young's modulus of Holmium

The young's modulus of Holmium atom 65 GPa

### Ultimate tensile strength of Holmium element

The ultimate tensile strength of Holmium gas is 259 MPa.

### Sound speed of Holmium atom

The sound speed of Holmium gas is 2760 m/s

### Thermal expansion of Holmium

The thermal expansion of Holmium is 1.12 x 10-5 K-1

### Thermal Conductivity of Holmium

The thermal conductivity of Holmium is 16 W/(mK)

These are the main material properties of Holmium.

## Electromagnetic properties of Holmium

When there is any emission or absorption of electromagnetic radiations, a martial responds to these changes. All elements of a periodic table have electromagnetic properties. Some of the main electromagnetic properties of Holmium gas include magnetic types, magnetic volume, mass magnetic susceptibility and color.

### Electric type of Holmium

The magnetic type Holmium refers to the fact that it is a conductor.

### Resistivity of Holmium element

The resistivity of Holmium element is 9.4 x 10-7 Ωm

### Electrical conductivity of Holmium gas

The electrical conductivity of Holmium element is 1.1 x 106 s/m

### Magnetic type of Holmium element

The magnetic type of Holmium atom is paramagnetic

### Volume Magnetic Susceptibility of Holmium

The volume magnetic susceptibility of Holmium is 0.0482845

### Mass Magnetic Susceptibility of Holmium

The mass magnetic susceptibility of Holmium is 5.49 x 10-6 m3/kg

### Molar Magnetic Susceptibility of Holmium

The molar magnetic susceptibility of Holmium gas is 9.05467 x 10-7 m3/mol

### Color of Holmium Gas

The color of Holmium gas is silver.

These are some of the main electromagnetic properties of Holmium gas.

## Reactivity of Holmium

### Valency of Holmium

The valency of a Holmium element is a number that represents the ability of an atom to combine with other atoms. The valency of Holmium is 3.

### Electronegativity of Holmium

Electronegativity of Holmium is the tendency of its atom participating in a covalent bond to attract the bonding electrons. Holmium has 1.23 electronegativity.

### Electron affinity of Holmium

Electron affinity of Holmium gas is the energy released when one electron is added to a neutral atom to form an anion. The electron affinity of Holmium is 50 kJ/mol

### First ionization energy of Holmium

It is the energy to remove the outermost electron from the neutral atom in the gas phase. The first ionization energy of Holmium is 581 kJ/mol

## Atomic properties

Term Symbol of Holmium

The term symbol specifies the electronic state of an atom. The term symbol of Holmium atom is 4 I15/2

The total distance from an atom's nucleus to the outermost orbital of an electron is its atomic radius. The atomic radius of Holmium is 175 pm.

Covalent radius is the measurement of an atom's size that forms a covalent bond. The covalent radius of Holmium is 192 pm.

## Abundances of Holmium

It is the measure that tells us about the percentage of which it is present.

### Abundance of Holmium in the universe

The abundance of Holmium in the universe is 5 x 10-8 mass %

### Abundance of Holmium in the solar system

The abundance of Holmium in the solar system is 0 mass %

### Abundance of Holmium in earth's crust

The abundance of Holmium in earth's crust is 1.2 x 10-4 mass %

### Abundance of Holmium in ocean

The abundance of Holmium in ocean is 2.2 x 10-11 mass %

### Universe Molar Abundances of Holmium

The universe molar abundances of Holmium is 4 x 10-10 mol %

### Solar Molar Abundances of Holmium

The solar molar abundances of Holmium is 0 mol %

### Ocean Molar Abundances of Holmium

The ocean molar abundances of Holmium is 8 x 10-6 mol %

### Crust Molar Abundances of Holmium

The crust molar abundances of Holmium is 1.5 x 10-5 mol %

## Nuclear properties of Holmium

### Half life of Holmium

Half life is the time for the radioactivity of a specified isotope to fall to half its original value. The half Life of Holmium is stable.

### Stable isotopes of Holmium

The stable isotopes of Holmium are 165 Ho (100%)

### Nuclear Spin of Holmium

The nuclear spin of Holmium is 165 Ho: 7/2-

### Unstable isotopes of Holmium

The unstable isotopes of Holmium is 163 Ho (4570 yr)

### Neutron Cross Section of Holmium

The neutron cross section of Holmium is 65 b

## Identifiers of Holmium

### CAS Number of Holmium

The CAS number of Holmium is 7440-60-0

### PubChem CID number of Holmium

The PubChem CID number of Holmium is 23988