Gallium

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Gallium is a chemical element that has the symbol Ga and atomic number 31. A soft silvery metallic poor metal, gallium is a brittle solid at low temperatures but liquefies slightly above room temperature and will melt in the hand. It occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores. An important application is in the compounds gallium nitride and gallium arsenide, used as a semiconductor, most notably in light-emitting diodes (LEDs).


 

General
Atomic number:   31
Symbol:   Ga
Atomic weight:   69.72
Boiling Point (C):   2237
Melting Point (C):   29.8
Density:   5.91
heatVapor:   --
heatFusion:   1.34
Electrical Conductivity:   0.058
Thermal Conductivity:   --
Specific Heat Capacity:   0.079

 

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