Date of Discovery: 1797
Discoverer: Louis Vauquelin
Name Origin: From the Greek word chrôma (color)
Uses: Stainless steel
Obtained From: Chromite

 
Atomic Number: 24
Atomic Mass: 51.9961 amu
Melting Point: 1857.0 °C (2130.15 K, 3374.6 °F)
Boiling Point: 2672.0 °C (2945.15 K, 4841.6 °F)
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 7.19 g/cm3
Color: gray

 
Isotope
Cr-49
Cr-50
Cr-51
Cr-52
Cr-53
Cr-54
Half Life
42.3 min
Stable
27.7 days
Stable
Stable
Stable