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Alkali metals
Alkaline earth metal
Transition metals I
Transition metals II
Transition metals III
Transition metals IV
Post-transition metal
Metalloid
Diatomic non-metal
Noble gas
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Famille : Transition metals III/5
Rhodium
Symbol: Rh, phase: solid, silvery white metallic
One of the rarest and most valuable precious metals.
Used in automobiles as a catalytic converter. At levels
of 100 mg/m3, immediately dangerous to life and health.
Properties
Atomic number45
Atomic weight102.90550
Melting point (K)2237
Boiling point (K)3968
Speed of sound (m/s)4700
Discovery1804 (W. H. Wollaston)