Aluminum

by Shauna B. & Alexis H.

Atomic Number

13

Mass Number

26.9815

Element Symbol

Al

Protons, Neutrons & Electrons

P- 13

N- 14

E- 13

Period & Group

Period 3

Group 13

Where is it found?

It is found in the earths crust

First found 1825

What is it used for?

It is used to make cans, foil and kitchen utensils. Also is used for parts of rockets and airplanes.
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It is a metal

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Similar Elements?

2 similar element are

  • Gallium
  • Boron

Interesting facts

  • It's the most abundant metal found naturally on earth
  • aluminum is present in more than 270 minerals