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Dysprosium
162.500(1)



  Dy
66
1s22s22p63s23p63d104s24p6 4d105s25p64f106s2
[ ? ] Lanthanide:
Properties:
Bright, lustrous, silvery metal.


Dysprosium is a chemical element, having the chemical symbol Dy. Its atomic number (the number of protons) is 66. It has a standard atomic weight of 162.500 g•mol −1 and is a solid in its elemental form.

Dysprosium is considered a member of the "Lanthanide" class of elements. At a pressure of 101.325 kPa, it has a boiling point of 2,567 °C and a melting point of 1,413 °C.