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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
Other

Famille : Transition metals IV/4
Palladium
Symbol: Pd, phase: solid, silvery white
Named after the asteroid Pallas. Mostly used in
catalytic converters. Also used in electronics & dentistry.
Ore deposits of palladium are rare.
Properties
Atomic number46
Atomic weight106.42
Melting point (K)1828.05
Boiling point (K)3236
Speed of sound (m/s)3070
Discovery1803(W. H. Wollaston)