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Willy Roy

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Transcript of Arsenic

33 Arsenic Properties Uses Fun Facts! On Earth: food, water, soil, and air. Arsenic is also absorbed by ALL plants... Description Name: Arsenic Arsenic's most important use is in the preservation of wood. 1. Due to it's high level of toxicity, arsenic has been named at the"Kings of Poisons".
2. Arsenic is used in ammunition manufacturing, since it helps to create harder and rounder bullets.
3. Many murderers who employ poison as the weapon of choice favor arsenic.
4. In the Victorian era, Arsenic was mixed with vinegar and chalk and eaten by women to improve the complexion of their faces, making their skin paler to show they did not work in the fields.
5. Some of the side affects of arsenic include agitation, constipation, darkening of skin, drowsiness, earache, poor appetite, increased sweating, mouth sores, fatigue, weight loss, nausea, nose bleeding, vomiting, depression, seizures, tremors, dry eyes, allergic reactions..., 74.922 Atomic Number: Thirty Three Atomic Mass: Seventy Four-Point-Nine Hundred Twenty Seven Quick Description Discovery When: 1250 A.D Who: Albertus Magnus, a German Scientist; Status: but is more concentrated in leafy vegetables , rice..., apple juice, grape juice, and seafood. Physical Description Color: Gray or Yellow
State at Room Temperature: Solid at 25 C° (77 F°)
Melting Point: 817 C° (1,502.6 F°)
Boiling Point: 614 C° ( 1,137.2 F°)
Non-Metal, Metal, Metalloid?: Metalloid
Density: 5.727 g/cm³ Where Can It Be Found? On the Periodic Table:
Period: Three
Group: 15 Metallic Arsenic: strengthening copper and lead alloys.

Non-Metal Arsenic: used in the production of pesticides, treated wood products, herbicides, and insecticides. Isotopes Arsenic-74: Allows tumors to be located with pin-point accuracy. The poisonous element has been used to seek and bind onto cancerous cells, allowing the tumuors to be detected by PET scanners. sudden weight gain wheezing irregular pulse increased thirst Thank You For Watching, And Are There Any Questions? *The word "arsenic" was borrowed from the Syriac word ܠܐ ܙܐܦ"zarniqa" and the Persian word زرنيخ "Zarnikh", meaning "yellow orpiment", into Greek as "arsenikon". It is also related to the similar Greek word "arsenikos". The word was adopted in Latin "arsenicum", and Old French "arsenic", from which the English word "arsenic" is derived. Atomic Radii: 119 Picometers
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