Actinium: historical information

Actinium: historical information

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Actinium was discovered by Andre Debierne at 1899 in France. Origin of name: from the Greek word "aktinos" meaning "ray"

Actinium was discovered by Andre Debierne in 1899 and independently by F. Giesel in 1902, both of whom obtained it while working on separation techniques for rare earth oxides.

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