3 GALLIUM INFOGallium is a metal found in the 13th group on the Periodic Table of Elements.Gallium was discovered by a man named Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1875.Gallium’s etymological name originated, when Boisbaudran named it after France, his home country.Gallium recieved its chemical symbol, Ga, as an abbreviation of Gallium.
4 Gallium does not exist in any compounds in nature. It also has no appearance in any natural form.
5 COMMON USES Gallium salts are used in medical imaging. In creating mirrors.To dope semiconductors.In high temperature thermometers.(High temperature thermometer)
6 STATE OF MATTERGALLIUM WOULD MELT IN THE HUMAN HAND OR AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.
7 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.
8 GALLIUM IN NATUREGALLIUM ISN’T 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.
9 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES GALLIUM’S BOILING POINT IS 2,204 DEGREES C. IT’S MELTING POINT IS DEGREES C.GALLIUM HAS A DENSITY OF 5.91 GRAMS PER UNIT CENTIMETER.
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