Magnesium

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Magnesium is a light, flammable, silvery metal, and a chemical element (symbol Mg) with an atomic number of 12. The free element (metal) is not found in nature. Once produced from magnesium salts, this alkaline earth metal is used as an alloying agent to make aluminium-magnesium alloys.

 

General
Atomic number:   12
Symbol:   Mg
Atomic weight:   24.312
Boiling Point (C):   1107
Melting Point (C):   650
Density:   1.74
heatVapor:   32.517
heatFusion:   2.14
Electrical Conductivity:   .224
Thermal Conductivity:   .38
Specific Heat Capacity:   .25

 

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