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Atomic Number: 67
Atomic Weight: 164.93
Melting Point: 1474
Boiling Point: 2695
Specific Gravity: 8.795
Valence(s): 3
The spectral absorption band of Holmium was first noticed in 1878, but the Element itself was not discovered until a few years later by Cleve. It occurs in gadolinite and monazite. This Element has unusual magnetic properties. Holmium does not have any useful purposes in industry. Holmium is named after "Holmia", the Latin word for Stockholm.
[LM] {RW}

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