Flashcards in Elements Deck (29):
What percentage of Aluminium makes up the Earth’s crust?
Aluminium is the third most abundant element after?
Oxygen and Silicon
What are the main properties of Aluminium?
Aluminium is mixed with what elements to make it strong?
What are the main uses of Aluminium?
What element was first to be smelted from its ore in 5000 BC?
What are the main properties of Copper?
What are the main uses of Copper?
Roofing and Plumbing
What element is the eighth most abundant in the Earth’s crust?
Magnesium makes up what percentage of the planet’s mass?
Which element is the fourth most common in the Earth after Iron, Oxygen and Silicon?
What are the main properties of Magnesium?
What percentage of silicate minerals make up the Earth’s crust?
Who discovered Titanium and in what year?
William Gregor in 1791
What are the main properties of Titanium?
Platinum is mostly found in which country and counts to what percentage of production?
Nickel was first isolated and classified by who and in what year?
Axel Fredrik Cronstedt in 1751.
What element is the 24th most abundant in the Earth’s crust?
Who discovered Zinc and in what year?
Andreas Sigismund Marggraf in 1746.
What element is the fifth most abundant in the Earth’s crust?
What element is the third most abundant after Iron and Aluminium?
Who discovered Calcium and in what year?
Humphry Davy in 1808
Which element is the fifth most abundant in the human body?
Who discovered Palladium and in what year?
William Hyde Wollaston in 1803
What element is the 15th most abundant in the Earth’s crust?
What is the 2nd most abundant element in the human body?
Who discovered Germanium and in what year?
Clement Winkler in 1869
Who discovered Iridium and in what year?
Smithson Tennant in 1803