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Zinc

All about the element zinc on the periodic table.
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ruth layman

on 16 November 2012

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Transcript of Zinc

Zinc By, Madi Layman Atomic, state, and classification. The atomic number for Zinc is 30 and the atomic weight is 65.41
Zinc is also in the solid state.
Zinc is classified as a transition metal on the periodic table. Zinc was beginning to be used in the 12th century in India but was later discovered by Andreas Margraf in 1746. In India they didn't know what the metal was. The element Zinc's name is from the German word "Zinke" meaning pointed. The metal zinc has sharp pointed ends like a crystal after smelting. The Discovery and name of Zinc Zinc forms many alloys with other transition metals like brass, German silver, Nickel silver, typewriter metal and solders.
Zinc is an important trace for animals and plants.
Zinc oxide is used in sun block, make-up, and ointments such as calamine lotion. What is this element used for? Zinc is a blush-silver color.
The value of Zinc is $5.30 per 100g.
Zinc is found in nature and combined with other elements.
It is a fair conductor of electricity, and burns in the air as a bluish-green flame producing white clouds of oxide. Interesting facts... This is a video of the reaction of a mixture of sulfur and zinc. Thanks for watching!!! Zinc Zinc Oxide The element Zinc that is on the periodic table Andreas Margraf This is where Zinc is located on the periodic table. A process in zinc smelting. Works Cited http://www.chemicool.com/elements/zinc.html
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