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Barium... REWARD: $55 per 100 grams.

When Was It Discovered?

The element Barium was discovered in 1808.

Who Discovered It?

Carl Scheele.

Physical Description :

  • Symbol-Ba
  • Its silvery & very shinny.
  • Atomic number: 56
  • Atomic mass:137.33
  • Contains 56 electrons, 56 protons & 81 neutrons.
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Additional Information:

  • Its boiling point is 3447 F.
  • Its name comes from the Greek word meaning "heavy."
  • It is found on the oceans at around thirteen micro grams per liter.
  • Barium also plays a key role in radio logical reactants, helping internal organs show up on X-ray.


  • Barium has 7 stable isotopes.

Related Family Members:

  • Radium
  • Strontium
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Berylium

Last Seen:

In..

  • Spark plugs.
  • Magnets.
  • Glass television screens.
  • Computer monitors.
  • Rubber production.

Where It May Be:

  • BaCl2-Barium Chloride
  • BaO-Barium oxide

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