# Scandium belongs to which block of elements?

Scandium belongs to d-block elements.

• Scandium is an element with the atomic number 21.
• The chemical symbol of scandium is Sc.
• It has a silvery-white appearance while having a moderately soft texture.
• The electronic configuration of scandium is: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d1

### Application of Scandium

Listed below are few applications of scandium

• Scandium is widely used as an alloy additive to alloys that are aluminium based for making metal halide lamps of high intensity and sporting goods.
• It acts as alloying agents to few metals