Samarium metal is one of the rare-earth metals, also called lanthanides. Samarium metal is a shiny-silvery material highly air-sensitive, in fact samarium metal, easily oxidized in air forming a black patin surface and when it is left for a long exposure to the air it completely turns in its oxides. Samarium metal has some very special applications, e.g. in lasers and for magnets. Samarium can easily change between the oxidation states II and III, where it has a very strong red and respectively yellow color.
High purity Samarium metal dendritic sample of 5 grams in argon sealed ampoule. Pure Samarium metal for element collection and display.
This sample of Sm will shine forever, it is completely oxide free. it is must for every element collector.
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