Manganese Elemental Symbol

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Manganèse Mangan Manganese Manganésio Manganeso Mangan

Manganese(Mn) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolManganese is a Block D, Group 7, Period 4 element. Manganese Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Manganese's shells is 2, 8, 13, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d5 4s2. The manganese atom has a radius of and its Van der Waals radius is In its elemental form, CAS 7439-96-5, manganese has a silvery metallic appearance. Elemental ManganeseManganese is found as a free element in nature and also in the minerals pyrolusite MnO2, braunite (Mn2+Mn3+6)(SiO12), psilomelane (Ba,H2O)2Mn5O10 and rhodochrosite MnCO3. Manganese was first discovered by Torbern Olof Bergman in 1770 and first isolated by Johann Gottlieb Gahn in 1774. The name Manganese originates from the Latin word mangnes meaning magnet.

Manganese is a key metal alloy component, particularly in stainless steels. It is used to both colorize and decolorize glass. High Purity (99.999%) Manganese (Mn) Sputtering TargetPermanganate is a powerful oxidizing agent that is used in medicine and manganese oxide is used in dry cell batteries. Manganese is also added as a nutritional supplement for both human and animal consumption. Manganese is available as metal and compounds with purities from 99% to 99.999% (ACS grade to ultra-high purity). High Purity (99.999%) Manganese Oxide (MnO) PowderElemental or metallic forms include pellets, rod, wire and granules for evaporation source material purposes. Manganese nanoparticles and nanopowders provide ultra-high surface area which nanotechnology research and recent experiments demonstrate function to create new and unique properties and benefits. Oxides are available in powder and dense pellet form for such uses as optical coating and thin film applications. Oxides tend to be insoluble. Fluorides are another insoluble form for uses in which oxygen is undesirable such as metallurgy, chemical and physical vapor deposition and in some optical coatings. Manganese is also available in soluble forms including chlorides, nitrates and acetates. These compounds can be manufactured as solutions at specified stoichiometries.

Manganese in excess is toxic, particularly the inhalation of manganese in powder or dust form. Safety data for Manganese and its compounds can vary widely depending on the form. For potential hazard information, toxicity, and road, sea and air transportation limitations, such as DOT Hazard Class, DOT Number, EU Number, NFPA Health rating and RTECS Class, please see the specific material or compound referenced in the Products tab below.

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Manganese Properties

Symbol: Mn Melting Point: 1519 K, 1246 °C, 2275 °F
Atomic Number: 25 Boiling Point: 2334 K, 2061 °C, 3742 °F
Atomic Weight: 54.938045 Density: 7.21 g·cm−3
Element Category: transition metal Liquid Density @ Melting Point: 5.95 g·cm−3
Group, Period, Block: 7, 4, d Specific Heat: 0.48 kJ/kg K
    Heat of Vaporization 220.5 kJ mol<sup>-1</sup>
CHEMICAL STRUCTURE Heat of Fusion 14.4 kJ mol-1
Electrons: 25 Thermal Conductivity: 7.81 W·m−1·K−1
Protons: 25 Thermal Expansion: (25 °C) 21.7 µm·m−1·K−1
Neutrons: 30 Electrical Resistivity: (20 °C) 1.44 µΩ·m
Electron Configuration: [Ar] 3d54s2 Electronegativity: 1.55 (Pauling scale)
Atomic Radius: 127 pm Tensile Strength: N/A
Covalent Radius: 139±5 (low spin), 161±8 (high spin) pm Molar Heat Capacity: 26.32 J·mol−1·K−1
Van der Waals radius: 200 pm Young's Modulus: 198 GPa
Oxidation States: 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, -1, -2, -3 Shear Modulus: N/A
Phase: Solid Bulk Modulus: 120 GPa
Crystal Structure: body-centered cubic Poisson Ratio: N/A
Magnetic Ordering: paramagnetic Mohs Hardness: 6.0
1st Ionization Energy: 717.28 kJ mol-1 Vickers Hardness: N/A
2nd Ionization Energy: 1509.04 kJ mol-1 Brinell Hardness: 196 MPa
3rd Ionization Energy: 3248.49 kJ mol-1 Speed of Sound: (20 °C) 5150 m·s−1
CAS Number: 7439-96-5 Abundance in typical human body, by weight: 200 ppb
ChemSpider ID: 22372 Abundance in typical human body, by atom: 23 ppb
PubChem CID: 23930 Abundance in universe, by weight: 8000 ppb
MDL Number: MFCD00011111 Abundance in universe, by atom: 200 ppb
EC Number: 231-105-1 Discovered By: Torbern Olof Bergman
Beilstein Number: N/A Discovery Date: 1770
SMILES Identifier: [Mn]  
InChI Identifier: InChI=1S/Mn Other Names: Manganum, Manganesio, Manganês

Manganese Products

Metal Forms  •  Compounds  •  Alloys  •  Oxide Forms  •  Organometallic Compounds
Sputtering Targets  •  Nanomaterials  •  Semiconductor Materials

Metal Forms

Manganese Balls
Manganese Bands
Manganese Bars
Manganese Bits
Manganese Board
Manganese Briquette
Manganese Capsules
Manganese Chips
Manganese Chunk
Manganese Circle
Manganese Coil
Manganese Coins
Manganese Concentrate
Manganese Crucibles
Manganese Cylinder
Manganese Disc
Manganese Dust
Manganese Flake
Manganese Flanges
Manganese Foil
Manganese Fragments
Manganese Grain
Manganese Granules
Manganese Ingot
Manganese Lump
Manganese Mesh
Manganese Metal
Manganese Microfoil
Manganese Microleaf
Manganese Nugget
Manganese Particles
Manganese Parts
Manganese Pebbles
Manganese Pellets
Manganese Pieces
Manganese Pills
Manganese Plates
Manganese Platinum
Manganese Powder
Manganese Precipitate
Manganese Prisms
Manganese Puck
Manganese Residue
Manganese Ribbon
Manganese Rings
Manganese Rocks
Manganese Rod
Manganese Samples
Manganese Scraps
Manganese Segments
Manganese Shaving
Manganese Sheets
Manganese Shot
Manganese Slugs
Manganese Specimens
Manganese Spheres
Manganese Spring
Manganese Strip
Manganese Tape
Manganese Tube
Manganese Wafer
Manganese Wire


Lanthanum Strontium Manganite Nanopowder
Lanthanum Strontium Manganese Oxide Nanopowder
Lithium Manganese Nickel Oxide Spinel, Powder
Manganese Iron Oxide Nanopowder
Manganese Nanofoil
Manganese Nanoparticles
Manganese Nanoprisms
Manganese Nanorods
Manganese Oxide Nanopowder
Manganese(IV) Oxide Nanorods
Manganese Titanium Oxide Nanopowder
Manganese Zinc Iron Oxide Nanopowder
Mn doped ZnO Quantum Dots
Mn/ZnSe Quantum Dots

Oxide Forms

Manganese Oxide Nanopowder
Manganese Oxide Nanorods
Manganese Oxide Particles
Manganese Oxide Pellets
Manganese Oxide Pieces
Manganese Oxide Powder
Manganese Oxide Rotatable Sputtering Target
Manganese Oxide Shot
Manganese Oxide Sputtering Target
Manganese Oxide Tablets

Barium Permanganate
Iron Manganese Oxide
Lanthanum Calcium Manganite (LCM)
Lanthanum Strontium Manganite
Lanthanum Strontium Manganite - Gadolinium Doped Ceria (LSM20-GDC10)
Lanthanum Strontium Manganite Paste
Lanthanum Strontium Manganite - Yttrium Stabilized Zirconia (LSM-YSZ)
Lanthanum Strontium Manganite/Zirconia Paste
Lithium Manganate
Lithium Manganese Dioxide Particles
Lithium Manganese Dioxide Powder
Lithium Manganese Nickel Oxide
Lithium Manganese Nickel Oxide Electrode Sheet
Lithium Manganese Oxide, Spinel Electrode Sheet
Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (NMC)
Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide Electrode Sheet
Manganese Acetate
Manganese Acetate Solution
Manganese(III) Acetate Dihydrate
Manganese(II) Acetate Tetrahydrate
Manganese Aluminide
Manganese Antimonide
Manganese(III) Antimonide
Manganese Boride MnB
Manganese Boride Mn2B
Manganese Boride MnB2
Manganese Borohydride
Manganese Bromide
Manganese(II) Bromide Tetrahydrate
Manganese Carbide Mn3C
Manganese Carbide Mn5C2
Manganese Carbide Mn23C6
Manganese Carbonate
Manganese(II) Carbonate Hydrate
Manganese Chloride
Manganese Chloride, Ultra Dry
Manganese Chloride Solution
Manganese Chloride Tetrahydrate
Manganese Cobalt Oxide
Manganese Ferrite
Manganese(II) Fluoride MnF2
Manganese(III) Fluoride MnF3
Manganese(II) Hydrogen Phosphite
Manganese Iodide
Manganese(II) Iodide Tetrahydrate
Manganese Iodide, Ultra Dry
Manganese Molybdate
Manganese Nickel Carbonate
Manganese Nitrate
Manganese(II) Nitrate Hexahydrate
Manganese Nitrate Solution
Manganese(II) Nitrate Tetrahydrate
Manganese(II) Nitrate Hydrate
Manganese Nitride Mn3N2
Manganese Nitride Mn4N
Manganese(II) Oxide MnO
Manganese(IV) Oxide MnO2
Manganese(III) Oxide Mn2O3
Manganese(II,III) Oxide Mn3O4
Manganese(II) Perchlorate Hexahydrate
Manganese Perchlorate Hydrate
Manganese(III) Phosphate Hydrate
Manganese(II) Phosphide
Manganese Selenite
Manganese Sulfate
Manganese(II) Sulfate Hydrate
Manganese Sulfate Monohydrate
Manganese Sulfate Solution
Manganese(II) Sulfate Tetrahydrate
Manganese Sulfide
Manganese Tellurite
Manganese Tungstate
Potassium Hexacyanomanganate
Potassium Manganate
Tetraethylammonium Tetrachloromanganate
Zinc Manganese Telluride

Sputtering Targets

Aluminum Copper Manganese Magnesium Sputtering Target
Aluminum Copper Manganese Sputtering Target
Aluminum Manganese Chromium Sputtering Target
Aluminum Manganese Sputtering Target
Aluminum Silicon Copper Manganese Magnesium Sputtering Target
Bismuth Manganate Sputtering Target
Chromium Manganese Sputtering Target
Iron Manganese Sputtering Target
Lanthanum Manganate Sputtering Target
Lanthanum Strontium Manganite Sputtering Target
Manganese Copper Sputtering Target
Manganese Iron Sputtering Target
Manganese Nickel Sputtering Target
Manganese Oxide Rotatable Sputtering Target
Manganese Oxide Sputtering Target
Manganese Phosphide Sputtering Target
Manganese Rotatable Sputtering Targets
Manganese Selenide Sputtering Target
Manganese Sputtering Target
Manganese Telluride MnTe2 Sputtering Target
Nickel Manganese Sputtering Target
Praseodymium Calcium Manganate Sputtering Target
Praseodymium Cerium Manganate Sputtering Target
Zinc Manganese Oxide Sputtering Target

Aluminum Copper Magnesium Manganese Alloy
Aluminum Copper Manganese Silicon Magnesium Alloy
Aluminum Manganese Alloy
Aluminum Manganese Chromium Alloy
Aluminum Manganese Copper Alloy
Aluminum Manganese Tube
Barium Manganate
Chromium Manganese Palladium Alloy
Chromium Manganese Palladium Metal
Chromium Manganese Platinum Alloy
Chromium Manganese Platinum Metal
Cobalt Chromium Nickel Iron Molybdenum Manganese
Cobalt Chromium Tungsten Nickel Iron Manganese Foil
Cobalt Chromium Tungsten Nickel Manganese
Cobalt Nickel Chromium Iron Molybdenum Titanium
Cobalt Silicon Boron Manganese Foil
Copper Manganese Nickel Alloy Powder
Copper Manganese Nickel Foil
Copper Manganese Nickel Rod
Copper Manganese Nickel Wire
Iron Chromium Nickel Manganese Molybdenum
Iron Manganese Alloy Particles
Iron Manganese Alloy Powder
Iron Manganese Chromium Molybdenum Nitrogen
Iron Manganese Molybdenum Nickel (Permalloy)
Iridium Manganese
Manganese Copper
Manganese Nickel Alloy
Manganese Nickel Foil
Manganese Nickel Metal
Manganese Palladium Platinum
Manganese Rhodium
Manganese Ruthenium
Nickel Copper Iron Manganese Powder
Nickel Copper Iron Manganese Rod
Nickel Manganese Alloy
Nickel Manganese Gallium Foam
Nickel Manganese Gallium Honeycomb
Silver Copper Manganese Nickel Alloy
Silver Copper Zinc Manganese Nickel Alloy
Titanium Manganese Alloy

Organometallic Compounds

(Methylcyclopentadienyl)manganese(I) Tricarbonyl
2,3,7,8,12,13,17,18-Octaethyl-21H,23H-porphine manganese(III) chloride
5,10,15,20-Tetrakis(4-sulfonatophenyl)-21H,23H-porphine manganese(III) chloride
5,10,15,20-Tetraphenyl-21H,23H-porphine manganese(III) Chloride
Acetylcyclopentadienylmanganese(I) tricarbonyl
Cyclopentadienylmanganese(I) tricarbonyl
Manganese 2-Ethylhexanoate
Manganese(III) 5,10,15,20-tetra(4-pyridyl)-21H,23H-porphine chloride tetrakis(methochloride)
Manganese(III) Acetate Meso-tetraphenylporphine
Manganese(II) Acetylacetonate
Manganese(III) Acetylacetonate
Manganese(0) Carbonyl
Manganese(II) Cyclohexanebutyrate
Manganese(II) Formate Hydrate
Manganese(II) Hexafluoroacetylacetonate Trihydrate
Manganese(II) Lactate Trihydrate
Manganese(II) Methoxide
Manganese Naphthenate
Manganese Octoate
Manganese Oxalate
Manganese(II) Phthalocyanine
Manganese(III) Phthalocyanine Chloride
Manganese Stearate
Manganese Trifluoromethanesulfonate

Crystal/Semiconductor Materials

Manganese Arsenide
Manganese Diselenide
Manganese Phosphide
Manganese Selenide
Manganese Silicide
Manganese(II) Telluride MnTe
Manganese(IV) Telluride MnTe2

Recent Research & Development for Manganese

  • Dapeng Li, Suxiang Ge, Guofu Sun, Qin He, Baojun Huang, Guizhong Tian, Weiyu Lu, Guobao Li, Yunlong Chen, Shengnan An, Zhi Zheng, A novel and green route for solvothermal synthesis of manganese phthalocyanine crystals, Dyes and Pigments, Volume 113, February 2015
  • M. Saleemi, A. Famengo, S. Fiameni, S. Boldrini, S. Battiston, M. Johnsson, M. Muhammed, M.S. Toprak, Thermoelectric performance of higher manganese silicide nanocomposites, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 619, 15 January 2015
  • Renheng Wang, Xinhai Li, Zhixing Wang, Huajun Guo, Tao Hou, Guochun Yan, Bin Huang, Lithium carbonate as an electrolyte additive for enhancing the high-temperature performance of lithium manganese oxide spinel cathode, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 618, 5 January 2015
  • Guillaume Bernard-Granger, Mathieu Soulier, Hilaire Ihou-Mouko, Christelle Navone, Mathieu Boidot, Jean Leforestier, Julia Simon, Microstructure investigations and thermoelectrical properties of a P-type polycrystalline higher manganese silicide material sintered from a gas-phase atomized powder, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 618, 5 January 2015
  • Changyong Zhang, Peng Liang, Yong Jiang, Xia Huang, Enhanced power generation of microbial fuel cell using manganese dioxide-coated anode in flow-through mode, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 273, 1 January 2015
  • Ju-Sik Kim, Won-Seok Chang, Ryoung-Hee Kim, Dong-Young Kim, Dong-Wook Han, Kyu-Hyoung Lee, Seok-Soo Lee, Seok-Gwang Doo, High-capacity nanostructured manganese dioxide cathode for rechargeable magnesium ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 273, 1 January 2015
  • K. Illkova, P. Dobroň, F. Chmelík, K.U. Kainer, J. Balík, S. Yi, D. Letzig, J. Bohlen, Effect of aluminium and calcium on the microstructure, texture, plastic deformation and related acoustic emission of extruded magnesium–manganese alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014
  • Prikshit Gautam, Anupama Sachdeva, Sushil K. Singh, R.P. Tandon, Dielectric functions and energy band gap variation studies of manganese doped Bi3.25La0.75Ti3O12 thin films using spectroscopic ellipsometry, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014
  • Byung Chul Kim, C. Justin Raj, Won-Je Cho, Won-Gil Lee, Hyeon Taek Jeong, Kook Hyun Yu, Enhanced electrochemical properties of cobalt doped manganese dioxide nanowires, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014
  • S. Gnanam, V. Rajendran, Novel morphologies, sizes, optical and antibacterial activity of organic acids assisted manganese sesquioxide (α-Mn2O3) nanostructures via precipitation route, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014

Manganese Isotopes

Naturally occurring Manganese has 1 stable isotope: 55Mn.

Nuclide Symbol Isotopic Mass Half-Life Nuclear Spin
25Mn 54.9380451 Stable 5/2-