Symbol: Ds
Atomic number: 110
Category: transition metals
Group: 10
Period: 7
Block: d
Atomic weight: [281] g/mol
Electrons per shell: 2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 17, 1
CAS number: 54083-77-1
Phase: presumably a solid
Density: unknown
Melting point: unknown
Boiling point: unknown
Crystal structure: unknown
Oxidation states: 6, 4, 2 (expected)
Electronegativity: unknown
Name's origin: Darmstadt
Name's meaning: a city near the place of its discovery in Germany
- is one of the so-called super-heavy atoms
- decays quickly: heavier isotopes of darmstadtium have half-lives on the order of ten seconds
- its name was proposed to be wixhausium first, after the suburb Wixhausen of the city Darmstadt