Date of Discovery: 1830
Discoverer: Nils Sefstrom
Name Origin: After Vanadis (Scandinavian goddess)
Uses: catalyst, dye, color-fixer
Obtained From: minerals (patronite, vanadinite)

 
Atomic Number: 23
Atomic Mass: 50.9415 amu
Melting Point: 1890.0 °C (2163.15 °K, 3434.0 °F)
Boiling Point: 3380.0 °C (3653.15 °K, 6116.0 °F)
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 5.8 g/cm3
Color: Silverish

 
Isotope
V-48
V-49
V-50
V-51
V-52
Half Life
15.98 days
337.0 days
1.4E17 years
Stable
3.76 minutes