element 107


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Related to element 107: Element 108, Element 109, bohrium
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Noun1.element 107 - a transuranic elementelement 107 - a transuranic element    
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
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The original name proposed for element 107 was nielsbohrium (symbol Ns), but this was not agreed, and the temporary name unnilseptium (symbol Uns) was chosen, until a proper name could be agreed.
During decay, one of the atoms gave rise to a daughter element 109, with an atomic mass of 268, and a granddaughter element 107, with a mass of 264.