Silicon - $1 Million Dollar Reward
Causing a lung disease known as silicosis when inhaled too long.
Today silicon is used for building houses because it's in bricks. It's also used for sanding wood. It is also in adhesives and glass and even in the computers we use. It is very important as it can also be used to fight diseases.
First Arresting Officer / Report of First Arrest
Oxygen, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus
Reaction of silicon with oxygen: Si(s) + O2(g) → SiO2(s) Forms silicon nitride.
Website used: http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele014.html
Book: 0-7172-7581-7 (per the media center)