Q1. Metals and Metalloids - where they are in Computers:
Silver - Printed Circuit Boards, Computer Chips, keyboard membranes, some capacitors
Platinum - Hard Drives, Circuit board components
Palladium - Hard Drives, Circuit board components (capacitors)
Copper - CPU heat sinks, wiring and cables, Printed Circuit Boards, Computer Chips
Nickel - Circuit board components
Tantalum - Circuit board components (some capacitors)
Cobalt - Hard Drives
Aluminum - Printed Circuit Boards, Computer Chips, Hard Drives, CPU heatsinks
Tin - Printed Circuit Boards, Computer Chips
Zinc - Printed Circuit Boards Neodymium - Hard Drives (magnets)
Where are these elements Found :
Gold- Most of the gold mined to be used in a computer is mined in the following five countries in order China, Australia, Russia, USA and Canada
- Silver -The leading producer in Silver is the United states right in front of Mexico, peru and Canada
- Platinum - Platinum is found most of the time in gold bearing sand and the largest producer of it is Chile.
- Copper- IT usually comes in copper ore, but small amounts are usually found called native copper
- Aluminum - Is the most abundant metal on the planet but is always found as a compound, China is the largest producer of it
Description of Aluminum
Is my Device recyclable?
Aluminum rutherford diagram
Al As, Al Sb and Al Bi.
These are all Ionic compounds because Aluminum is a metal and the rest of them are nonmetals.