"Once worth more than Gold"-By Mason Lowery

Agent/Element 13


Melts at 660.32 degrees Celsius

Boils at 2470 degrees Celsius

Post-transition metal

1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p1


Discovered in 1825 by Hans Christian Oersted

Name originated from the latin word alumen

Makes up about 8% by mass of the Earth's crust

Once worth more than gold

A single Boeing-747 contains 147,000 pounds of aluminum

Costs $15.72 for 100 grams

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