Chromium BY: Samantha Jones

24= the Atomic number

Cr= the atomic symbol

51.9961 = the atomic mass

Chromium is the name of the element

protons, Neutrons, Electrons

  • Protons are the positive energy there are 24 in the element Chromium.
  • Neutrons are neutral they do not hold a positive or negative┬ácharge. There are 28 in Chromium.
  • Protons and Neutrons are located inside of the nucleus.
  • Electrons have a negative charge and travel around the nucleus. They are 24 in Chromium

Chromium is a solid state of matter and is Classified as a Metal.

Chromium was found by Louis Nicholas Vauquelin in 1797.

Uses

Chromium can be used for multiple things.

  • Stainless steel
  • alloys
  • It can be used to help improve blood sugar control in people with prediabetes

Physical and CHemical Properties

Physical

  • lustrous
  • brittle
  • hard
  • silver/ gray

Chemical

  • it heats then burns and forms green
  • chromic oxide
  • unstable in oxygen

Interesting Facts

1. It occurs naturally as a mix of 3 stable isotopes.

2. It is highly toxic

3. It is the 21st most abundant element in Earth's crust.

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