Atomic Number: 27
Number of protons, neutrons, and electrons: 27 protons, 32 neutrons, 27 electrons.
Atomic Mass: 58.933195 or 59.
Solid, Liquid, or Gas: Solid at 298k
Metal, Nonmetal, or Metalloid: Metallic
Who discovered it? George Brandt
When was it discovered? 1735 or either 1739.
How is it used? To change color of glass to a blueish tint, also used to make alloys for jet engines and gas turbines.
Physical Properties: Brittle, silver, Hard.
Chemical Properties: Reacts to acids, doesn't react to water, combines slowly with oxygen in the air.
Unusual Facts: Similar to Iron. It can be made magnetic. Is used for cancer treatments.