Atomic Radius of Scandium (Sc) [& State, Uses, Discovery ... 2022

All atoms have a (theoretical) atomic radius, even Scandium. Ok, so what is the atomic radius of an atom of Sc?

Note: Learn more about theĀ atomic radius here.

In the case of ScandiumĀ the atomic radius isĀ 2.09 ƅ.Ā There are cool facts about Scandium that most don't know about. Let me show you...

Scandium Data

Scandium Atomic Radius

2.09 ƅ

State at 20 Ā°C



Scandium metal is used in some aerospace applications. Scandum oxide (Sc2O3) is used in the manufacture of high-intensity electric lamps. Scandium iodide (ScI3) is used in lamps that produce light having a color closely matching natural sunlight.

Atomic Mass


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Occurs mainly in the minerals thortveitile (~34% scandium) and wiikite. Also in some tin and tungsten ores. Pure scandium is obtained as a by-product of uranium refining.


Fairly soft, silvery-white metal. Eighth most abundant 'rare earth' found in the earth's crust (5.0 ppm).

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Latin: Scandia, Scandinavia.

Atomic Number


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Discovered By: Lars Nilson
Year: 1879
Location: Sweden

Want to learn more details and data about Scandium (Sc)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.


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  • What is a substance
  • What Elements look like
  • How a small number of atoms can be joined and form completely different substances

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