Physical and Chemical properties
Atomic Mass- 24
Atomic Radius)- 145 pm
Density- 1.738 g/cc
Melting Point- 650 Celsius
Boiling Point- 1090 Celsius
At room temperature- Solid
Appearance- Silvery stone like appearance
Malleability- Malleable when heated
Hardness - Hard
Flammability: Highly flammable
Reactivity: Reacts slowly in cold water
Atomic #- 12
History and discovery
Who- Joseph Black
How- A man named Sir Humphrey David used a battery to pass electricity through salt to isolate the element.
Application and uses
The element is important for the chemical industry and plant and animal life; it is found in the Earth's crust.
Isotopes and compounds
No isotopes were found. Grignard reagents are a compound in magnesium used in the chemical industry.