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Lanthanum Chunk

High Purity La Chunk
CAS 7439-91-0

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
La 7439-91-0 24855951 23926 MFCD00011066 231-099-0 N/A [La] InChI=1S/La FZLIPJUXYLNCLC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
138.91 Silvery 6146 kg/m³ N/A 920°C 3470°C 0.134 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 5.70 microhm-cm @ 25°C 1.1 Paulings 0.047 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 96 K-Cal/gm atom at 3457 °C 2.40 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

High Purity ChunkAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Lanthanum Chunks are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. Standard Chunk pieces are amorphous uniform pieces ranging in size from 5-15 mm. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into granules, rod, bar or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Lanthanum as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, ingot, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Lanthanum (La) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Lanthanum (atomic symbol: La, atomic number: 57) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 138.90547. The number of electrons in each of lanthanum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 18, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 5d1 6s2. The lanthanum atom has a radius of 187 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 240 pm. Lanthanum Bohr Model Lanthanum was first discovered by Carl Mosander in 1838. In its elemental form, lanthanum has a silvery white appearance. Elemental Lanthanum It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal that oxidizes easily in air. Lanthanum is the first element in the rare earth or lanthanide series. It is the model for all the other trivalent rare earths and it is the second most abundant of the rare earths after cerium. Lanthanum is found in minerals such as monazite and bastnasite. The name lanthanum originates from the Greek word Lanthaneia, which means 'to lie hidden'. For more information on lanthanum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of lanthanum products, visit the Lanthanum element page.

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Lanthanum

  • Comparison of the effects of lanthanum, cerium and praseodymium on rumen fermentation, nutrient digestion and plasma biochemical parameters in beef cattle. Lin S, Wei C, Zhao G, Zhang T, Yang K. Arch Anim Nutr. 2015
  • Crystal structure of penta-kis-(ethyl-enedi-amine-k(2) N,N')lanthanum(III) trichloride-ethylene-diamine-dichloromethane (1/1/1). Sartain HT, Staples RJ, Biros SM. Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. 2014 Oct 29
  • Modification of carbon derived from Sargassum sp. by lanthanum for enhanced adsorption of fluoride. Yu Y, Wang C, Guo X, Paul Chen J. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2015 Mar 1
  • Probing highly luminescent europium-doped lanthanum orthophosphate nanorods for strategic applications. Saraf M, Kumar P, Kedawat G, Dwivedi J, Vithayathil SA, Jaiswal N, Kaipparettu BA, Gupta BK. Inorg Chem. 2015 Mar 16
  • Oxidative effects, nutrients and metabolic changes in aquatic macrophyte, Elodea nuttallii, following exposure to lanthanum. Zhang J, Zhang T, Lu Q, Cai S, Chu W, Qiu H, Xu T, Li F, Xu Q. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2015 Feb 17
  • Lanthanum-Mediated C-H Bond Activation of Propyne and Identification of La(C3H2) Isomers. Hewage D, Roudjane M, Silva WR, Kumari S, Yang DS. J Phys Chem A. 2015 Mar 10.
  • Characterization of phosphate sequestration by a lanthanum modified bentonite clay: A solid-state NMR, EXAFS and PXRD study. Dithmer L, Lipton AS, Reitzel K, Warner TE, Lundberg D, Nielsen UG. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Mar 6.
  • Erratum to: The effect of lanthanum(III) and cerium(III) ions between layers of manganese oxide on water oxidation. Najafpour MM, Isaloo MA, Ho?y?ska M, Shen JR, Allakhverdiev SI. Photosynth Res. 2015 Mar 14.
  • The effect of lanthanum(III) and cerium(III) ions between layers of manganese oxide on water oxidation. Najafpour MM, Isaloo MA, Ho?y?ska M, Shen JR, Allakhverdiev S. Photosynth Res. 2015 Feb 21.
  • Ionic liquid-mediated synthesis of meso-scale porous lanthanum-transition-metal perovskites with high CO oxidation performance. Lu H, Zhang P, Qiao ZA, Zhang J, Zhu H, Chen J, Chen Y, Dai S. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Mar 2.
  • [[Effect of lanthanum chloride on cytokines expression of RAW264.7 induced by alumina ceramic particles]. Nie T, Dai Min, Jiang C, Liu X. Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Aug
  • Synthesis and characterization of nitrogen-rich macrocyclic ligands and an investigation of their coordination chemistry with lanthanum(III). Wilson JJ, Birnbaum ER, Batista ER, Martin RL, John KD. Inorg Chem. 2015 Jan 5
  • Peculiar Histiocytic Lesions With Massive Lanthanum Deposition in Dialysis Patients Treated With Lanthanum Carbonate. Haratake J, Yasunaga C, Ootani A, Shimajiri S, Matsuyama A, Hisaoka M. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Jan 19.
  • Lanthanum aluminum oxide thin-film dielectrics from aqueous solution. Plassmeyer PN, Archila K, Wager JF, Page CJ. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jan 28
  • [Radiographic disappearance of lanthanum]. Pastori G. G Ital Nefrol. 2015 Gennaio-Febbraio
  • Restoration of Parathyroid Function After Change of Phosphate Binder From Calcium Carbonate to Lanthanum Carbonate in Hemodialysis Patients With Suppressed Serum Parathyroid Hormone. Inaba M, Okuno S, Nagayama H, Yamada S, Ishimura E, Imanishi Y, Shoji S. J Ren Nutr. 2015 Mar
  • Lanthanum rather than cadmium induces oxidative stress and metabolite changes in Hypericum perforatum. Babula P, Klejdus B, Kovacik J, Hedbavny J, Hlavna M. J Hazard Mater. 2014 Dec 31
  • Electrochemical preparation of nanostructured lanthanum using lanthanum chloride as a precursor in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium dicyanamide ionic liquid. Zhang QB, Yang C, Hua YX, Li Y, Dong P. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Jan 28
  • Ultrasonic mediated synthesis of monodispersed lanthanum hydroxide nanorods for possible bioimplant application. Harini D, Rajaram A, Rajaram R. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2015 Jan
  • Nanoscale assembly of lanthanum silica with dense and porous interfacial structures. Ballinger B, Motuzas J, Miller CR, Smart S, Diniz da Costa JC. Sci Rep. 2015 Feb 3