Atomic Number: 46
Atomic Weight: 106.4
Melting Point: 1552
Boiling Point: 3140
Specific Gravity: 12.02
Valence(s): 2,3, or 4
Palladium was discovered by Wollaston in 1803. Palladium is a white metal that is used to make
watches and surgical instruments. White gold is pure gold mixed with palladium. It can be found
along with metals from the platinum group, and may also be found in nickel-copper deposits. It is
named after the asteroid Pallas.
Archive this Web Page!
Box 225, Parry Sound, Ontario, CANADA P2A 2X3 Tel/FAX (705)
Copyright (C) Zeuter Development Corporation, 1996. All rights