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Transcript of NICKLE
Where the element can be found
What is it used for
How can nickel get into your body
The Nickel was discovered by the Swedish chemist Axle Fredrick in 1751.It is believed that a large amount of nickel was created when the meteor hit the earth years ago.Most of the world today supply of nickel comes from Ontario, Canada.
Nickel is one of the primary elements of the earths core which is mostly made of nickel and iron it is also found in earths outer and inner core.Nickel is also found in meteorites and it is often found in conjunction with iron.
Nickel is used for steel to make armor plate, vaults and machine parts. It is an alloyed with copper to make pipes that are used in desalination plants.Also,it is used to make very powerful, permanent magnets. Nickel is also used for to manufacture different types of coins and batteries.
Nickel is a hard, corrosion, resistant metal
The Atomic number of protons:28
Weight and total number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom:58.693
About sixty percent of the nickel mined today goes into alloy production
specifically nickel steels
Finland Turkey and Greece also have large nickel deposits
There are five stable isotopes of nickel.
By breathing in dust,fumes,or mist containing nickel.
By skin contact with dust,or solutions containing nickel.
Health Hazards Short Term Effects
Irritation of skin
Health Hazards Long Term Affects
Inflammation of lungs
Cancer of the lungs,nose,and sinuses
Sites I used
"The Periodic Table of Elements." It's Elemental -. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2015.
How nickels are used today
"Nickel Facts." Nickel Facts. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
By: Courtney Jewell