atomic number 23


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Noun1.atomic number 23 - a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloysatomic number 23 - a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
carnotite - a yellow radioactive mineral; an ore of uranium and radium and vanadium
vanadinite - a mineral consisting of chloride and vanadate of lead; a source of vanadium
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Googling a runner Vanadium 4.00 Wolverhampton Chemical element with the symbol V and atomic number 23. It is a soft, silvery grey, ductile transition metal and was named by Nils Gabriel Sefstrom in 1831 after the Scandinavian goddess of beauty and fertility, Vanadis, after being originally discovered by Andres Manuel del Ro.