ELEMENT WANTED:

If the element Silicon is found, contact emergency services.

Other names:

Can be found by the names of:

Silicon

Silica

Silicate

Si

Orthosilicic Acid

Silicium

Crimes:

•Working with Oxygen to form Silica.

•Increasing bone mineral density.

•Being too light for the likings of all who approach him; having an atomic mass of 28.085

•Boiling point of 3,265°C

•Has taken over 97% of the Earth's crust

•Used in:

1) Transistors

2) Photovoltaic cells (Picture to left has a solar powered car)

3) Microchips

4) Computer Chips

Has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs Scale

Description

•Has two allotropic forms:

1) Shiny, grayish black needle-like or crystalline plates.

2) Amorphous, brown powder

•Metalloid

•Mainly inactive at room temp.

•Semi-conductor; this helps it with a lot of its uses.

•Density = 1.3462 ounces per square inch.

•Atomic # - 14

•Chemical symbol - Si

• Solid at room temp.

Groups Element Participated in:

•Silicon Carbide

•Silicate - Silicon-based rock

•Carbon Group

First Arresting Officer and Reason

•First Arresting Officer - Jöns Jakob

•Found doing - Mixed with molten potassium and had to be seperated to find a small amount of pure silicon left behind