|Origin of Name
||After the country France
|Date and Place of Discovery
||In 1839 at the Curie Institute in
No known compounds.
- At one time it was thought to be
an aid in diagnosing cancer, but it was proved to be impracticable.
- It exists as a result of
- It has 34 known isotopes.
- There are no commercial
applications because it is so unstable and rare.
- There are no known
applications outside of laboratory research.