Zinc

By: Emmanuel M 6th Period

Zinc Facts

  • Atomic Number-30
  • Atomic Symbol-Zn
  • Atomic Mass-65.38 amu
  • Group 12
  • Period 4
  • Electrons-30
  • Protons-30
  • Neutrons-34
  • Who discovered-Andreas Marggraf
  • When discovered-1746
  • Where it can be found today-Transylvania
  • Is a Metal
  • Color-Bluish White
  • Boiling Point-907 °C
  • Melting Point- (419.5 °C, 787.1 F)


How it is Used

  • Zinc citrate in toothpaste and mouthwash
  • Acne
  • Aging skin cream
  • Herpes simplex infections creams
  • Wound healing


Bibliography

"Zinc Facts." About.com Chemistry. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2013


"Dynamic Periodic Table." Dynamic Periodic Table. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2013.


"Zinc Element Facts." Chemicool. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2013.