Melting Point of Indium (In) [& Color, Sources, Discovery ... 2022

One of the most important (and useful) physical properties is the melting point. All atoms will 'melt' at some point, even Indium. Ok but what is the melting point of an atom of In?

In the case of Indium the melting point is 156.61°C. Now let's look at other properties and facts about Indium...

Indium Overview

Indium Melting Point

156.61°C

Discovery

Discovered By: Ferdinand Reich, T. Richter
Year: 1863
Location: Germany

State at 20 °C

Solid

Uses

Used to coat high speed bearings and as an alloy that lowers the melting point of other metals. Relativly small amounts are used in dental items and in electronic semiconductors.

Sources

Found in certain zinc ores.

Description

Rare, very soft, silver-white metal

Atomic Symbol

In

Name Origin

Latin: indicum (color indigo), the color it shows in a spectroscope.

Atomic Mass

114,818

Learn more about the atomic mass.

Atomic Number

49

Learn more about the atomic number.

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

Video

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