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soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography Ag , atomic number 47 , silver
silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite Al , aluminium , aluminum , atomic number 13
mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten alloy , metal
compound of alumina and a metallic oxide aluminate
radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms Am , americium , atomic number 95
metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite antimony , atomic number 51 , Sb
poisonous metallic element, extremely arsenic
very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar arsenic , As , atomic number 33
radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons atomic number 100 , fermium , Fm
silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt) atomic number 11 , Na , sodium
light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine) atomic number 12 , magnesium , Mg
light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite atomic number 19 , K , potassium
white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals atomic number 20 , Ca , calcium
white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite atomic number 21 , Sc , scandium
light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite atomic number 22 , Ti , titanium
soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite atomic number 23 , V , vanadium
hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing atomic number 24 , chromium , Cr
hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals atomic number 25 , manganese , Mn
heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood atomic number 26 , Fe , iron
hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition atomic number 27 , Co , cobalt
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