Zinc

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Chemical Elements
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Zinc

PropertiesAtomic Number: 30Atomic Wieght: 65.38Melting Point: 692.68 K Boiling Point: 1180 KDensity: 7.134 grams per cubic centimeterPhase at Room Temperature: SolidElement Classification: MetalPeriod Number: 4Group Number: 12Group Name: none

Zinc

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*Zinc's nickname is "Spelter"*Zinc is the fourth most common metal used today*China used to produce a third of the zinc output globally

*Ancient Egyptians used zinc and copper to make brass, but unintentionally*Romans eventually realized that in order to make brass zinc is needed*in the 18th century scientists realized they could use it to protect iron

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*Can protect, or galanize steel because it is more reactive*Used in sunscreen*alloy in brass, nickel silver and aluminum solder*used to manufacture paints, rubber, cosmetics, pharamceuticals, plastics, inks, soaps, batteries, textiles, and electronics

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*Zinc belongs to group 12 of the periodic table*other elements of this group are mercy and cadmium*zinc and cadmium are solid at room temperature while mercury is liquid

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