Boron

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Chemical Elements
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Boron

BORON

History:In 1808 boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay- Lussac, Louis Jacques Thénard, and Humphry Davy.

Atomic number/ weight:Boron's atomic number is 5, and its atomic weight is 10.811

Boron is a metalloid.

Boron is a black/grey color.

Density:Boron's density is 2.37 grams per cubic centimeter.

Uses:Boron is a crucial nutrient come plants, an important component in the nuclear industry, and the main ingredient in oobleck.

Boron was originally called boracium.

State:Boron is considered a solid.

Boron's melting point is 2,348 kelvin. It's boiling point is 4,275 kelvin.

We take in about 2 milligrams of boron a day from our food and about 60 grams in a lifetime.


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