Date of Discovery: 1879
Discoverer: Lars Nilson
Name Origin: From Scandinavia
Uses: No uses known
Obtained From: minerals (thortveitile, wiikite)

 
Atomic Number: 21
Atomic Mass: 44.95591
Melting Point: 1539.0 C (1812.15 K, 2802.2 F)
Boiling Point: 2832.0 C (3105.15 K, 5129.6 F)
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Density @ 293 K: 2.989 g/cm3
Color: silvery

 
Isotope
Sc-44
Sc-45
Sc-46
Sc-46m
Sc-47
Sc-48
Sc-49
Half Life 3.92 h Stable 83.81 days 18.72 sec 3.34 days 43.67 h 57.3 min