Chemical Elements History and Information Scandium

About the chemical element Scandium, its symbol, atomic number and weight, who discovered it and when.

The Atomic Elements and Their Uses

(Element) (Symbol) (Atomic number) (Atomic weight)

Scandium Sc 21 44.9559

Predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev of Russia in 1871. Lars Nilson of Sweden discovered its oxide in 1879, and Per Teodor Cleve of Sweden identified it later in that year.

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