Date of Discovery: 1803
Discoverer: W. von Hisinger
Name Origin: Ceres (asteroid)
Uses: heat-resistant alloys
Obtained From: monazite

 
Atomic Number: 58
Atomic Mass: 140.116 amu
Melting Point: 795.0 °C (1068.15 °K, 1463.0 °F)
Boiling Point: 3257.0 °C (3530.15 °K, 5894.6 °F)
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 6.773 g/cm3
Color: Gray

 
Isotope
Ce-134
Ce-136
Ce-138
Ce-139
Ce-140
Ce-141
Ce-142 Ce-143
Ce-144
Half Life
3016.0 days
Stable
Stable
137.6 days
Stable
32.5 days
Stable 1.4 days
284.6 days