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Definition of Scandium

Scandium
Scandium Scan"di*um, n. [NL. So called because found in Scandinavian minerals.] (Chem.) A rare metallic element of the boron group, whose existence was predicted under the provisional name ekaboron by means of the periodic law, and subsequently discovered by spectrum analysis in certain rare Scandinavian minerals (euxenite and gadolinite). It has not yet been isolated. Symbol Sc. Atomic weight 44.
scandium
Ekabor Ek"a*bor` ([e^]k"[.a]*b[=o]r`), Ekaboron Ek"a*bo"ron (-b[=o]"r[o^]n), n. [G., fr. Skr. [=e]ka one + G. bor, boron, E. boron.] (Chem.) The name given by Mendelejeff in accordance with the periodic law, and by prediction, to a hypothetical element then unknown, but since discovered and named scandium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the boron group. See Scandium.

Meaning of Scandium from wikipedia

- Scandium is a chemical element; it has symbol Sc and atomic number 21. It is a silvery-white metallic d-block element. Historically, it has been classified...
- four elements scandium (Sc), yttrium (Y), lutetium (Lu), and lawrencium (Lr). The group is also called the scandium group or scandium family after its...
- Naturally occurring scandium (21Sc) is composed of one stable isotope, 45Sc. Twenty-five radioisotopes have been characterized, with the most stable being...
- Aluminium–scandium alloys (AlSc) are aluminum alloys that consist largely of aluminium (Al) and traces of scandium (Sc) as the main alloying elements....
- Scandium sulfide can refer to two different sulfides of scandium: Scandium monosulfide, ScS Scandium(III) sulfide, Sc2S3 Detailed information on each of...
- Scandium acetate is an inorganic compound, with the chemical formula of Sc(CH3COO)3. It exists in the anhydrous and the hydrate forms. It can be obtained...
- be obtained by reacting anhydrous scandium(III) chloride and sodium cyclopentadienide in tetrahydrofuran. If scandium(III) fluoride and magnesocene are...
- Scandium(III) oxide or scandia is a inorganic compound with formula Sc2O3. It is one of several oxides of rare earth elements with a high melting point...
- Scandium trifluoromethanesulfonate, commonly called scandium triflate, is a chemical compound with formula Sc(SO3CF3)3, a salt consisting of scandium...
- Scandium(III) chloride is the inorganic compound with the formula ScCl3. It is a white, high-melting ionic compound, which is deliquescent and highly water-soluble...