Specific Heat of Iridium (Ir) + Sources, Uses, Origin ...

Specific heat is an important physical property for materials and atomic elements like Iridium. Ok, so what is the specific heat of an atom of Ir?

Note: Learn more about the specific heat here.

In the case of Iridium the specific heat is 0.130 J/gK. Well... speaking of him, there are cool facts about Iridium that most people don't know about. Let me show you...

Iridium Data

Iridium Specific Heat

0.130 J/gK

Sources

Found in gravel deposits with platinum.

Uses

Used with osmium to tip gold pen points, to make crucible and special containers. Also to make alloys used for standard weights and measures, and heat-resistant alloys. Also as hardening agent for platinum.

Name Origin

Latin: iris (rainbow).

State at 20 °C

Solid

Description

Heavy, brittle, white metal.

Atomic Symbol

Ir

Atomic Mass

192,22

Learn more about the atomic mass.

Atomic Number

77

Learn more about the atomic number.

Discovery

Discovered By: S.Tenant, A.F.Fourcory, L.N.Vauquelin, H.V.Collet-Descoltils
Year: 1804
Location: England/France

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

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