Indium

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About Indium

  • Symbol: In
  • Atomic Number: 49
  • Atomic Mass: 114.818
  • Number of Protons: 49
  • Number of Neutrons: 66
  • Number of electrons: 49
  • Melting Point in degrees Celsius: 156.60
  • Boiling Point in degrees Celsius: 2072
  • Cost: $968 for 100 grams
  • Family (group): Aluminum

More Facts About Indium

Indium was discovered by Ferdinand Reich in 1863, and it's name originates from the color Indigo in it's atomic spectrum. Indium is useful as an alloy mineral and it makes low melting alloys and bearing alloys.