Zirconium

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Zirconium is a chemical element with the symbol Zr and atomic number 40. It is a lustrous, gray-white, strong transition metal that resembles titanium. Zirconium is never found as a native metal, but is instead obtained mainly from the mineral zircon. Zirconium is used as an alloying agent due to its high resistance to corrosion.

 

General
Atomic number:   40
Symbol:   Zr
Atomic weight:   91.22
Boiling Point (C):   3580
Melting Point (C):   1852
Density:   6.49
heatVapor:   120
heatFusion:   4
Electrical Conductivity:   0.024
Thermal Conductivity:   --
Specific Heat Capacity:   0.066

 

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