Iridium

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Atomic Number: 77

Protons: 77

Electrons: 77

Neutrons: 116

Average Atomic Mass: 192.217

Isotopes:
Ir: 188 Ir: 189 Ir: 190 Ir: 192


Discovery: Iridium was discovered by: Smithson Tennant, Antoine Foucroy, Louis Vanquelin, Hippolyte Collet-Descotis In 1803 in England, and France.

Name: The name came from the greek
word "Iris"

Uses: Iridium is used to make thin film coatings which are used to make electronic devices as liquid crystal display.

Interesting Facts: A fact about iridium is that it conducts electricity and heat.

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