Mass Number- 23
You can find it on the periodic table above potassium next to magnesium and below lithium.
Atomic radius- 190pm
Density- .968 g/cc
Melting Point- 97.72
Boiling Point- 883 Celsius
At room temperature it is a solid. It is a soft metal. When exposed to air it turns white and when in water it reacts violently.
Sodium has high reactivity.
Applications and Uses
- Gray, Theodore W. (2008). The Photographic Card Deck of the Elements.
- Gray, Theodore W. (2009). The Elements: A visual exploration of every known atom in the universe. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.