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Name Scandium
Symbol Sc
Atomic number 21
Atomic mass 45.0 amu
Classification Transition metal
Crystal structure Hexagonal
Color Silver
Date of discovery 1879
Name of discoverer Lars Nilson
Name origin From Scandinavia
Uses Nil known
Obtained from Minerals (thortveitile, wiikite)

Scandium is a metallic element that has the atomic number of 21.