Potassium

Potassium - Made From Potatoes

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Basic Information

Symbol: K

Atomic #:19

Atomic Weight:39.0983

Group:1- Alkali Metals

Period: 4

color: silvery white

History

Sir Humphrey Davi discovered potassium in England in 1807

Uses

  • fertilizer
  • fireworks
  • low-sodium salt
  • liquid detergents

Description

  • Metal
  • found in Bananas
  • 7th most aboundant in the world
  • About 1.5%
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