114Fl Flerovium

Year Discovered


Discovered By

Scientists at Dubna, Russia

Biological Rating

Not necessary for life.


Flerovium is a highly radioactive metal. It has never been found naturally and only one atom has been produced in the Russian laboratory. Its chemistry and appearance are unknown. Flerovium has yet to be confirmed outside of Dubna, Russia. The single atom produced has a half-life of 30 seconds.

Biological Benefits

Flerovium has no biological use.

Role in Life Processes

No known benefits for life processes in plants and animals.


Flerovium is obtained by the fusion process of bombarding plutonium with calcium.