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GALLIUM BY: JHETT WILDER
31 Ga Gallium 69.7
GALLIUM INFO Gallium is a metal found in the 13 th group on the Periodic Table of Elements. Gallium was discovered by a man named Paul- Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran in Galliums etymological name originated, when Boisbaudran named it after France, his home country. Gallium recieved its chemical symbol, Ga, as an abbreviation of Gallium.
Gallium does not exist in any compounds in nature. It also has no appearance in any natural form.
COMMON USES Gallium salts are used in medical imaging. In creating mirrors. To dope semiconductors. In high temperature thermometers. (High temperature thermometer)
STATE OF MATTER GALLIUM WOULD MELT IN THE HUMAN HAND OR AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.
Chemical Properties GALLIUM IS NOT FLAMMABLE. WHEN GALLIUM IS IN DRY AIR IT STAYS STABLE, IN MOIST AIR, IT TARNISHES. WHEN GALLIUM IS IN WATER, IT MELTS.
GALLIUM IN NATURE GALLIUM ISNT FOUND IN NATURE. IT IS A MIXTURE OF MERCURY (Hg), CESIUM (Cs) AND RUBIDUM (Rb). GALLIUM IS OBTAINED BY SMELTING(FUSING THE METALS TOGETHER). GALLIUM IS MAN-MADE.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES GALLIUMS BOILING POINT IS 2,204 DEGREES C. ITS MELTING POINT IS DEGREES C. GALLIUM HAS A DENSITY OF 5.91 GRAMS PER UNIT CENTIMETER.