Chromium

General info

Element's name & symbol: Chromium & Cr

Atomic number: 24

Mass number: 51.996

Period number: 4

Group number: 6

Group name: transition element

State of matter: solid

Metal, metalloid, or nonmetal?: Metal

3 real world uses of element:

1. Used by the Chinese in the Qin Dynasty to coat metal weapons.

2. Used in stainless steel.

3. Used as pigments.