Rhodium

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Rhodium is a chemical element with the symbol Rh and atomic number 45. A rare silvery-white hard transition metal and a member of the platinum group, rhodium is found in platinum ores and is used in alloys with platinum and as a catalyst. It is usually the most expensive precious metal, though it is sometimes surpassed by rhenium, depending on the market.

 

General
Atomic number:   45
Symbol:   Rh
Atomic weight:   102.905
Boiling Point (C):   4500
Melting Point (C):   1966
Density:   12.4
heatVapor:   127
heatFusion:   5.2
Electrical Conductivity:   .22
Thermal Conductivity:   .21
Specific Heat Capacity:   0.059

 

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