Ionic Radius of Ytterbium ☢️ (Yb) rev. 2022 [& Discovery, Color, Uses ...

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

In the case of Ytterbium the ionic radius is .99 (+3) Å. Speaking of Ytterbium, let me walk you through some interesting details...

Ytterbium Facts

Ytterbium Ionic Radius

.99 (+3) Å


Discovered By: Jean de Marignac
Year: 1878
Location: Switzerland

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


Used in metallurgical and chemical experiments.


Found in minerals such as yttria, monazite, gadolinite, and xenotime. Monazite is often 50% rare earth by weight and typically 0.03% ytterbium.


Silvery, lustrous, malleable, and ductile metal.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Named for the Swedish village of Ytterby.

State at 20 °C


Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.

Want to learn more details and data about Ytterbium (Yb)? 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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