Wanted: Zinc!

*Not critically dangerous

Zinc in room temperature. *found on zinccopperiron.blogspot.com

WANTED FOR:

Causing nausea when you've had too much of it.

Causing permanent loss of smell when inhaled by the nose.

Zinc is used in sunscreens and ointments.

Found in every tissue of the body and helps make metal, which makes it important.

*GOES BY ZINKE OR ZINC; BOTH HIS HISTORICAL NAMES

He got his name from the old German word "Zinke", which means pointed. Pointed is used to describe Zinc because when you're smelting Zinc, it would look pointed.

DETAILS:

  • Bluish-Silver
  • Atomic mass is 65.41
  • Atomic number is 30
  • Zinc is a metal, but in room temperature, Zinc looks brittle.
  • Contains 30 Protons, 30 Electrons, and 34 Nuetrons.
THE FIRST ARRESTING OFFICER;

Andreas Marggaf; A German chemist who found Zinc in 1776. He was the first to discover it a metal, in Berlin. But before it was recongized as an element, it was used for brass (which is Copper and Zinc mixed) from 1400-1000 B.C.

REPORT OF FIRST ARREST;

Zinc was discovered in India. The year was 1746, before Andreas saw it as an element. India used it to reduce calamine with wool and other materials.

LAST SEEN;

30th on Periodic Table. Period 4, Group 12.

Mostly found in Australia, Canada, and USA.

KNOWN ASSOCIATES;

Copper; both mix together to make brass.

When mixed, Zinc doesn't have a huge reaction. When they're mixed you can still see one or the other clearly.

Zinc is also non-reactive with water, air, ect.

Website- chemicool.com/element/zinc

Book- Zinc

POSTER BY NICOLE MONTIEL