Boron

The symbol B

About Boron

Boron is a very important element. One of the most well known aplications of Boron is to make boric acid. The chemical element of atomic number 5.

How much?

Boron costs anywhere from $2 to $8 per gram

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What is Boron used for?

Boron is a mineral that is found in food and the environment. People take boron supplements as medicine.
Boron is used for building strong bones.

It is a popular fuel in fireworks.

People also apply boric acid to the skin as an astringent or to prevent infection; or use it as an eye wash.

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Characteristics

1) Melting Point:2075 °C

2) Atomic Radius (pm): 98

3) Boiling Point:4000 °C

4) Atomic Volume (cc/mol): 4.6

5) Atomic Weight:10.81

6) Its a non-metallic solid

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7) Boron has the highest boiling point and highest melting point of the semimetals.

8) The countries Turkey and United States have the largest reserves of boron.

9) Boron burns bright green in a flame test

10) Discovery Date: 1808 (England and France)

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