How was cerium discovered?

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Cerium was discovered in 1803

Cerium--- Ce

atomic number--- 58

Atomic Mass--- 140.116

# of protons--=58

# of neutrons--- 82

# of electrons---58

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Cerium was discovered in two different places. It was discovered in Sweden by two people and then in Germany by a chemist, both in 1803.

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Cerium was discovered by Wilhelm von Hisinger, Jons Jacob Berzelius, Martin Klaproth at 1803. It was named after the asteroid Ceres which was discovered in 1801, two years before the element.

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No, Cerium is a naturally occurring, rare earth, chemical element with the symbol Ce and atomic number 58. It was therefore not invented by anyone.However, Cerium was discovered in 1803 by Jöns Jakob Berzelius and Wilhelm Hisinger working in Sweden, and independently in Germany by Martin Heinrich Klaproth.

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What is cerium's odor?

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Is there an alchemists symbol for cerium?

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Is cerium highly reactive?

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