Lanthanides

what is the largest lanthande? :?

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Re: Lanthanides

[quote="Gabe55"]what is the largest lanthande? :?[/quote]

It rather depends upon what you mean by size. If we measure this by regarding the size as half the distance vbetween the atoms in the metal then the graph at

http://www.webelements.com/webelements/properties/text/image-period-6f/bond-length-elem.html

shown below

[img]http://www.webelements.com/webelements/properties/media/periods/6f/bond-length-elem.jpg[/img]

suggests europium to ber largest

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