Neodymium was discovered by Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach in Vienna, Austria in 1885.
Name: Neodymium Symbol: Nd Atomic number: 60 Atomic weight: 144.24 State: solid Group, period, block: n/a, 6, f Color: silvery white Classification: lanthanide Electron configuration: 4f4 6s2
Density: 7.01 g/cm-3 Melting point: 1297 K,1024 °C,1875 °F Boiling point: 3347 K,3074 °C,5565 °F
Oxidation states: 3, 2, 1 Electronegativity: 1.14 (Pauling scale) Ionization energies: 1st: 533.1 kJ·mol-1 Covalent radius: 201±6 pm Van der Waals radius: no data
There are seven naturally occurring isotopes of neodymium exist, 142Nd, 143Nd, 144Nd, 145Nd, 146Nd, 148Nd, and 150Nd.