Ionic Radius of Lutetium ☢️ (Lu) rev. 2022 [& Discovery, Color, Uses ...

All atom's ions have an ionic radius, even Lutetium. Ok so what is the ionic radius of a Lutetium ion?

In the case of Lutetium the ionic radius is .98 (+3) Å. Speaking of Lutetium, let me walk you through some interesting details...

Lutetium Facts

Lutetium Ionic Radius

.98 (+3) Å


Discovered By: Georges Urbain
Year: 1907
Location: France

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


It has no practical applications.


Found with ytterbium in gadolinite and xenotime. Usually obtained from monazite sand which is ofter 50% rare earth by weight and 0.003% lutetium.


Silvery-white, hard, dense, rare earth metal.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Named for the ancient name of Paris, Lutecia.

State at 20 °C


Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.

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


Are you having trouble understanding the basics of atomic elements? This video will walk you through:
  • What is an element
  • 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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