Samarium is the sixty-two 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 Samarium

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 Samarium  are:

### Atomic Symbol of Samarium

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

### Atomic Number of Samarium

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 Samarium is 62. This shows Samarium is the sixty-two element of the periodic table.

### Short Electronic Configuration of Samarium

Short Electronic Configuration of Samarium is [Xe]6s2 4 f6

### Block of Samarium in Periodic Table

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

### Period of Samarium in Periodic Table

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

### Atomic Mass of Samarium

Atomic mass is the mass of an atom and the atomic mass of Samarium is 150.36 u. If we round off the atomic mass of Samarium , we get 150 u.

## Thermodynamic properties of Samarium

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 Samarium are:

### Phase at STP

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

### Melting Point of Samarium

Melting point is a temperature at which an element of substance changes its state from solid to liquid. The melting point of Samarium gas is 1072 °C.

### Boiling Point of Samarium

A boiling point is a temperature at which an element of a substance starts turning into vapors. The boiling point of Samarium gas is 1803 °C.

### Molar Heat of Fusion of Samarium

Molar Heat of Fusion is the energy required to melt each mole of substance. The molar heat of fusion of Samarium is 8.6 kJ/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 Samarium gas is 175 kJ/mol.

### Specific heat at STP

The specific heat of Samarium at STP is 196 J(kgK).

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

## Material properties

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

### Density of Samarium

The density of Samarium element is  7.353 g/cm3

### Liquid Density of Samarium element

The liquid density of Samarium atom is 7.16 g/cm3

### Molar Volume of Samarium

The molar volume of Samarium is 20.45cm3/mol

### Mohs hardness of Samarium Atom

The mohs hardness of Samarium element is 1.4

### Bulk modulus of Samarium Gas

The bulk modulus of Samarium Gas is 38 GPa

### Shear modulus of Samarium atom

The shear modulus of Samarium element 20 GPa

### Young's modulus of Samarium

The young's modulus of Samarium atom 50 GPa

### Ultimate tensile strength of Samarium element

The ultimate tensile strength of Samarium gas is 138 MPa.

### Sound speed of Samarium atom

The sound speed of Samarium gas is 2130 m/s

### Thermal expansion of Samarium

The thermal expansion of Samarium is 1.27 x 10-5 K-1

### Thermal Conductivity of Samarium

The thermal conductivity of Samarium is 13 W/(mK)

These are the main material properties of Samarium .

## Electromagnetic properties of Samarium

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 Samarium gas include magnetic types, magnetic volume, mass magnetic susceptibility and color.

### Electric type of Samarium

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

### Resistivity of Samarium element

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

### Electrical conductivity of Samarium gas

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

### Magnetic type of Samarium element

The magnetic type of Samarium atom is paramagnetic

### Volume Magnetic Susceptibility of Samarium

The volume magnetic susceptibility of Samarium is 8.1618 x 10 -4

### Mass Magnetic Susceptibility of Samarium

The mass magnetic susceptibility of Samarium is 1.11 x 10-7 m3/kg

### Molar Magnetic Susceptibility of Samarium

The molar magnetic susceptibility of Samarium gas is 1.669 x 10-8 m3/mol

### Color of Samarium Gas

The color of Samarium gas is silver.

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

## Reactivity of Samarium

### Valency of Samarium

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

### Electronegativity of Samarium

Electronegativity of Samarium is the tendency of its atom participating in a covalent bond to attract the bonding electrons. Samarium  has 1.17 electronegativity.

### Electron affinity of Samarium

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

### First ionization energy of Samarium

It is the energy to remove the outermost electron from the neutral atom in the gas phase. The first ionization energy of Samarium is 544.5 kJ/mol

## Atomic properties

Term Symbol of Samarium

The term symbol specifies the electronic state of an atom. The term symbol of Samarium atom is 7 F0

The total distance from an atom's nucleus to the outermost orbital of an electron is its atomic radius. The atomic radius of Samarium is 185 pm.

Covalent radius is the measurement of an atom's size that forms a covalent bond. The covalent radius of Samarium is 198 pm.

## Abundances of Samarium

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

### Abundance of Samarium in the universe

The abundance of Samarium in the universe is 5 x 10-7 mass %

### Abundance of Samarium in the solar system

The abundance of Samarium in the solar system is 1 x 10-7 mass %

### Abundance of Samarium in earth's crust

The abundance of Samarium in earth's crust is 6 x 10-4 mass %

### Abundance of Samarium in ocean

The abundance of Samarium in ocean is 4.5 x 10-11 mass %

### Universe Molar Abundances of Samarium

The universe molar abundances of Samarium is 4 x 10-9 mol %

### Solar Molar Abundances of Samarium

The solar molar abundances of Samarium is 9.9 x 10 -10 mol %

### Ocean Molar Abundances of Samarium

The ocean molar abundances of Samarium is 1.9 x 10-12 mol %

### Crust Molar Abundances of Samarium

The crust molar abundances of Samarium is 8.2 x 10-5 mol %

## Nuclear properties of Samarium

### Half life of Samarium

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

### Stable isotopes of Samarium

The stable isotopes of Samarium are 152 Sm (26.75%)

### Nuclear Spin of Samarium

The nuclear spin of Samarium is 144 Sm: 0+

### Unstable isotopes of Samarium

The unstable isotopes of Samarium is 148 Sm (7 quadrillion yr)

### Neutron Cross Section of Samarium

The neutron cross section of Samarium is 5900 b

## Identifiers of Samarium

### CAS Number of Samarium

The CAS number of Samarium is 7440-19-9

### PubChem CID number of Samarium

The PubChem CID number of Samarium is 23951

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