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Lauren Albert

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Transcript of Zinc

Symbol: Zn
Atomic #: 30
Atomic Mass: 65.39 amu
# of Protons: 30
# of Neutrons: 35
# of Electrons: 30
Melting Point: 787.24396'F
Boiling Point: 1,664.6'F

Color: Bluish
Who Found Zinc
Zinc was discovered by Andreas Marggraf.
What Is Zinc Used For
When Was Zinc Found
Centuries before Zinc was distinguished as its own element it had been used:
Where Was Zinc Found
Zinc Is Used In
*appliances around you
* cold medicine
*Zinc enhances eyesight.
Zinc is the 2nd most commonly traced metal, after iron naturally found in your body
*Zinc may even cut your next cold short.
Why Do We Use Zinc
*Zinc is a nutrient that people need to stay healthy.
It helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses.
The body also needs zinc to make proteins, and DNA.
During child hood the body needs zinc to grow.
Zinc is also needed to have proper sense of taste and smell.
* as an alloy for brass, nickle silver, and aluminum solder
* in Transylvania (as an alloy containing 87% zinc) and Palestine
* throughout 1400-1000 B.C.
Zinc was discovered in Germany during the mid 1700's.
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