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					Transition Metals pt 1
       Groups 3-5
                    Sc
                 Scandium
• In mercury vapor lamps for TV
                       Y
                    Yttrium
•   Named for Ytterby, Sweden
•   Color TV’s
•   Radar
•   White LED’s
•   Propane lantern mantles
                      La
                  Lanthanum
•   High powered lighting
•   Camera lenses
•   Lighter flints
•   Gas lantern mantles
   Ac
Actinium
                        Ti
                     Titanium
•   Aircraft, golf clubs, bicycles, camping gear
•   Sunscreen
•   Paint colorant
•   White pigments
•   As strong as steel, but only 60% as dense
•   Medical implants
                      Zr
                  Zirconium
• Cubic zirconium (ZrO2)
• Nuclear fuel rod castings
• Drill bits
                   Hf
                 Hafnium
• Control rods
                  Rf
             Rutherfordium
• Named for Ernest Rutherford
                        V
                     Vanadium
• Steel hardener
• Infrared filters
                    Nb
                  Niobium
•   Formerly known as Columbium
•   Blue body art
•   Arc welding rods
•   Hypoallergenic jewelry
                   Ta
                Tantalum
• Body implants
• Electronic components
                   Db
                 Dubnium
• Named after Dubna, Russia

				
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