Manganese

Basic information

Symbol: Mn

Atomic number: 25

Atomic weight: 55

Group: 7

Period: 4

Color: Sivery Metallic

Classification: Metallic

History

Manganese was isolated by Gahn in 1774 in Sweden. It got its name from the latin word Magnes, and it is in group 7 of the periodic table. Manganese is a reactive metal and it resembles Iron.