Symbol Ni Atomic radius: pm 125 Fusion: kJ/Mole 14.48
Name Nickel Ionic radius: pm (+2)69 Boiling point: C 2913
Atomic number 28 Electron affinity 1.16 Melting point: C 1455
Atomic weight 58.69 1st  ion potential 7.64 Specific Heat Cap: J/(g K) 0.44
Classification Trans metal Natural form Solid Thermal Cond: W/(cm K) 0.91
Configuration [Ar]3d84s2 Crystal structure FCC Electrical Cond 0.143
Oxidation states 2,3 Density 8.90 Abundance: mg/kg-crust 84
Electronegativity 1.91 Vaporization: kJ/Mole 371.8    
Nickel was first isolated in 1751 by a Swedish chemist and mineralogist, Baron Axel Fredrik Cronstedt. Uses - alloys, coins, batteries, electroplating