Berkelium

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Berkelium
247



  Bk
97
1s22s22p63s23p63d104s24p6 4d105s25p64f145d106s26p65f9 7s2
[ ? ] Transuranic element:
Hazard:
Radioactive


Berkelium is a chemical element, having the chemical symbol Bk. Its atomic number (the number of protons) is 97. It has a standard atomic weight of 247 g•mol −1 and it is a solid in its elemental form.

Berkelium is considered a member of the "Transuranic" class of elements. At a pressure of 101.325 kPa, it has a melting point of 1,050 °C. There is no data available regarding its boiling point.