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Zirconium

History

The criminal Zirconium was discovered in 1789. It got its name from Martin Heinrich Klaproth , the name came from the Arabic word zargun, meaning gold color, referring to color of the mineral zicon. In its early life it was used as jewelry for ancient Egyptians. They used a beetle as a symbol of regeneration and creation, conveying ideas of transformation.


Wanted For: This zirconium stole the oxide from the most valuable diamond.


Description: gold colored, atomic mass of 91.224, atomic number 40, a metal, and appears as a solid in room temperature, has 40 electrons, 40 protons, and roughly 51 neutrons.


First Arresting Officer: The first arresting officer was gold, he caught zirconium in a previous attempt to take the oxide from jewelry.


Last Seen: This element from the the transitive family has claimed to be last seen by many people, as various rock forms.


Known Associates: Its compound is Zirconium dioxide, but it does not react because zirconium is chemically unreactive.


Warning Label: In its pure form zirconium is safe.






Citations:

ISBN: 0-7172-5674


http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/40/zirconium


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