Iridium

Iridium

IRIDIUM SOURCE IN THE USA

Ratnam Steel Ltd is a distributor of pure metals including Iridium.  Check availability with our sales department to see if Ratnam Steel Ltd can provide your Iridium metal requirement.

Iridium Information

Chemical Symbol: Ir
Date of Discovery: 1803
Name of Origin: Latin Word Iridis (Rainbow)
Density at 293 K: 22.5 g/cm3
Atomic Number: 77
Atomic Mass: 192.217 amu
Melting Point: 2410.0 °C (2683.15 K, 4370.0 °F)
Boiling Point: 4527.0 °C (4800.15 K, 8180.6 °F)
Number of Electrons / Protons: 77
Number of Neutrons: 115
Classification: Transition Metal
Color: White
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Number of Energy Levels: 6

Properties

~ Very hard and brittle
~ Second densest element
~ Corrosion and heat resistant

Forms and Shapes Available

Iridium Bars
Iridium Powder
Iridium Sponge