Striatum was discovered by Adair Crawford

an Irish chemist

In 1790


Atomic number: 38

Atomic weight: 87.62

its a metal

The solid adopts a deformed rutile structure

you can do fireworks out of it


Most of the strontium produced today is used in the manufacture of color television picture tubes. It is also used to refinezinc and is combined with iron to make magnets.v

Two strontium compounds, strontium carbonate and strontium nitrate burn with a bright, red flame and are used in fireworks and signal flares. Strontium carbonate is also used to make certain kinds of glass and is the base material for making most other strontium compounds.