Nickel

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Nickel

USES OF NICKEL

F.Y.I on Nickel

HISTORY OF NICKEL

NICKEL

* Nickel has an atomic numer of 28. * The symbol is Ni. *The element name is ( of course ) Nickel. *The atomic mass is 58.69, but rounds up to 60.

Nickel was discovered by the Swedish chemist Axel Frandrik Cranstedt. Today most nickel is obtained from the mineral pentlandite. Most of the world's supply of nickel is mined in the subury region of Ontario, Canada. Nickel was discovered in Germany.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

*The physical property of nickel is multipule of things, such as magnetic, hard, malleable, and ductile. It also conducts electricity.

Nickel is used in coins ( because it remains shiny ). It is also used in magnets ( as an allby with other metals ). Nickel compounds are used to color glass green.

*The cheical property of nickel is not very reactie. It reacts very slowly with the Oxygen in air at room temperture, and it reacts very slowly with hydrochloric acid.

The name is the shortened for of the German 'kupfernickel' meaning either devil's copper or St. Nicholas's copper.

The name nickel comes from a German word.

The element nickel was discovered in 1751.

the chemical element nickel is in Group10, Melting point


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