astatine


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astatine

 [as´tah-tēn]
a chemical element, atomic number 85, atomic weight 210, symbol At. (See Appendix 6.)

as·ta·tine (At),

(as'tă-tēn),
An artificial radioactive element of the halogen series; atomic no. 85, atomic wt. 211.
[G. astatos, unstable]

as·ta·tine

(At) (as'tă-tēn)
An artificial radioactive element of the halogen series; atomic no. 85, atomic wt. 211.
[G. astatos, unstable]
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With the discovery of astatine, only one gap remained in the entire periodic table from element number 1 (hydrogen) to element number 94 (plutonium), and that was element number 61.
74 W TUNGSTEN 85 AT ASTATINE 16 S SULPHUR 8 O OXYGEN 7 N NITROGEN HAROLD JACOBS
Susan Thorpe provided an additional three in 1995 (AsTaTiNe, CoPPEr, and TiN) [6], and in 2007 Antonio Joaquin Franco Mariscal brought the total to twelve with the addition of BiSmUTh and KrYPtON.
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