Nickle- Becca Booth (:
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Symbol:Ni
Atomic Number:28
Atomic Mass:59
Number of Protons:28
Number of Neutrons:31
Number of Electrons:28
Melting Point:1455 degrees Celsius
Boiling Point:2913 degrees Celsius
Normal Phase:Solid
Cost: .019 per gram
Classification:Metal
Belongs to the Metal family.
Origin of Name: German which means "Old Nick" a name for the devil.
Also German word for the mineral niccolite, kupfernickle, which means "Old Nick's copper."
Discovered by Swedish chemist in 1751.

Interesting Information!
  • It can be electroplated onto other metals to form a protective coating
  • When you had nickel to glass it gives it a green color
  • Nickel is alloyed with copper to make pipes that are used in desalination plants (very powerful permanent magnets) can be made from an alloy of aluminum,
  • nickel, cobalt, and iron
  • A single kilogram of nickel can be drawn into 300 kilometers of wire
  • Nickel is used to manufacture some tupes of coins and batteries
  • Nickel is alloyed with steel to make armor plate, vaults and machine parts
  • Nickel is alloyed with with copper to make pipes that are used in desalination plants. Very powerful permanent magnets, known as Alnico magnets, can be made from an alloy of aluminum, nickel,cobalt and iron.
http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele028.html ( information site)

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