Magnessium By: payton debaun

Magnesium's Element Symbol: Mg
This shows you the Atomic number, mass, and symbol. This image also gives you the protons, neutrons, and electrons.
Atomic Number: 12
Protons: 7 - Electrons: 7 - Neutrons: 12
Atomic Mass: 24.3050
Magnesium is a solid and a metal. It was discovered by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1755 and is used to heal scratches and rashes. Also used in Epsom salt spread.
Physical Properties: silvery white, solid, hexagonal, relatively soft, shines and/or glows, and can be shaped or bent.
Unusual Facts: Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the Earth's crust. Magnesium is one of the two dozen or so elements that are essential for life.


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