Cerium element has 58 protons, 82 neutrons and 58 electrons.
Cerium is a silvery white metal at room temperature. The melting point of Cerium metal is 795 ̊C.
Cerium cation is Ce+3 and Ce+4.
» Common Cerium compounds:
• Cerium(III) Chloride, CeCl3
• Cerium(IV) Sulfate, Ce(SO4)2
• Cerium(III) Iodate, Ce(IO3)3
• Cerium(IV) Oxide, CeO2