Nickel by Sarai Franco

Atomic structure & ThePeriodic Table

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Atomic Mass: 58.6934 u+ 0.0002 u

Amotic Radius in picometers : 1pm

Density : 8.9g

Melting point: 1453c

Boiling point : 2913c

At room temperature this element is a solid

Appearance: lustrous,metallic,and sliver with gold

conductivity:14.3

Malleability: hard,silvery, white metal

Hardness: 4.0

CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Flammability: N/A

Reactivity : Nickel is not a reactive metal

Applications and uses

My element is commonly used with Coinage in the U.S. and Canada, Stainless steel,Nickel planting,Burglar proof vaults,Corrosion resistant alloys, and Cadmium batteries. A specific isotopes of Nickel is 58Ni. Nickel has specific compounds like Nickel oxide (Ni2o3), Nickel fluoride (NiF2), and Nickel bromide (NiBr2).

Fun Facts

Nickel came from the German word 'kupfernickel' meaning devils copper or false copper. It is very useful element, but highly toxic for humans. The first nickel coin of the pure metal was made in 1881.