Zinc

Marque Crowe, Period 3, December 17,2014

The symbol for Zinc is Zn. Zinc has 30 protons and 35 neutrons. Its atomic number is 30, the atomic mass is 65.39. Zinc is in the family of transition metals. Zinc is found in rock, soil, and air. Zinc has many physical changes, but here are just a few, zinc is a solid and can be formed into a liquid by heating it to the temperature of 787.15 degrees Fahrenheit. The boiling point is at 1665 degrees Fahrenheit. Zinc was found in 1746 by Andreas Marggraf in Germany.