Zinc

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Basic Imformation

Atomic symbol: Zn

Atomic number: 30

Atomic weight: 65.38

group number: 12

Period number: 4

color: bluish pale grey

classification: metallic

history

Zinc was discovered in germany by a man named Andreas Marggraf.

uses

Zinc is used in brass, the sulphide (ZnS) is used in making luminous dials, X-ray, TV screens, non-toxic paints and fluorescent light.