Nickel

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Nickel is a metallic chemical element with the symbol Ni and atomic number 28. Nickel is a silvery-white metal that takes on a high polish. It belongs to the transition metals, and is hard and ductile. It occurs most usually in combination with sulfur and iron in pentlandite, with sulfur in millerite, with arsenic in the mineral nickeline, and with arsenic and sulfur in nickel glance.

 

General
Atomic number:   28
Symbol:   Ni
Atomic weight:   58.71
Boiling Point (C):   2730
Melting Point (C):   1453
Density:   8.9
heatVapor:   91
heatFusion:   4.21
Electrical Conductivity:   .145
Thermal Conductivity:   .22
Specific Heat Capacity:   .105

 

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