Oxidation States of Radium (Ra) [& Origin, Uses, Discovery ... 2022

Atoms may form different ions and have different oxidation states, even Radium. Ok, so what are the common oxidation states for an atom of Ra?

Note: Learn more about the oxidation states here.

In the case of Radium the most common oxidation states is (2). There are also cool facts about Radium that most don't know about. Let me show you...

Radium Data

Radium Oxidation States



Discovered By: Pierre and Marie Curie
Year: 1898
Location: France


Found in uranium ores at 1 part per 3 million parts uranium.

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


Used in treating cancer because of the gamma rays it gives off.


Silvery-white metal. Intensely radioactive.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Latin: radius (ray).

Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.

State at 20 °C


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

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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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