Nihonium

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Nihonium
Name Nihonium
Symbol Nh
Atomic number 113
Atomic mass 284.0 amu
Normal state probably solid
Classification Metal
Date of discovery August 12, 2013
Obtained from Element 115 must first be made. Atoms of americium are bombarded with ions of calcium in a cyclotron, which produces moscovium. Then, moscovium quickly alpha decays into nihonium.

Nihonium (oon-oon-TRI-em) is a synthetic element which was recently discovered and given a name in June, 2016. Previously, it had been called "Ununtrium", its atomic number in Latin[1][2]

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