Element Adoption Certificate

By Isabella Ramirez

Physical Properties

Atomic Mass: 54.938045

Atomic Radius (pm): 161

Density: 7.43g

Melting Point: 1247 Degrees Celsius

Boiling Point: 2061 Degrees Celsius

At room temperature, this element is a: Solid

Appearance: Hard brittle, silvery metal

Conductivity: Electrical

Malleability: Mineral 6.0, 196 MNm-2, Vickers MN-2

Chemical Properties

Flammability: It would require to much energy

Reactivity: Its reactive when pure, And as powder it will burn in oxygen, it also reacts with water (rusts) and dissolves indicate acids

Identifying Information

History and Discovery

When was your element discovered?

Manganese was discovered around 30,000 years ago.

Where was your element discovered?

It was found in Lascaux region of France. Or if you want to know when it was first discovered chemically: a Berlin glass technologist Johann Heinrich.

Who first discovered your element?

The very first person to discover is either pre-historic cave painters. Or who discovered it first chemically: a technologist named Johann Heinrich from Berlin.

Why/How was element discovered?

At first it was a pre-historic cave painter who painted with Manganese. A Berlin technologist decided to investigate it chemically.

Applications and Uses

In what ways is your element most commonly used? Where is your element most often found?

It is mainly used in steel. drinking cans are made of an alloy of aluminum with 1.5% Manganese.

What specific isotopes of your element have unique or important uses or applications?

Manganese is composed of 1 stable isotope, 55Mn.

Does you element form specific compound(or alloys) that have important uses?

Manganese alloys are aluminum, cooper, and other metals.

Where does your element's name an/or symbol come from?

Manganese comes from one of two routes:either from the latin 'magnes', meaning magnet, or from the black magnesium oxide,'magnesia nigra'.

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