Cadmium (symbol Cd) is a chemical element, a metal with atomic number 48 on the periodic table.
Characteristics and historyEdit
Cadmium has an atomic mass of 112.4, and was discovered by Humans on Earth's European continent for the first time in the year 1789, in Germany. (ST reference: Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual)
Cadmium was one of many minerals mined on the moon Davonia. (DS9 novel: Devil in the Sky)