adopt an element. LITHIUM

by Blanca Guerrero

first 10 facts

Symbol- Li,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Melting Point- 108.54 degrees C

Atomic Number-3,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Boiling Point- 1347 degrees C

Atomic Mass- 6.941,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Normal Phase- Solid

Number of Protons- 3,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Cost- $300 per pound

Number of Neutrons- 4

Number of Electrons- 3

classification

Metal

origin of name and who discovered it

origin of name- From the Greek word "Lithos" meaning stone

was discovered by- Johan August Arfwedson

interesting info

1. it is the lightest of all of the metals in the periodic table

2. its a soft metal and can be cut with an ordinary kitchen knife

3. it is used in dry cell batteries

4. it is 0.0007% of the Earth's crust