Bromine (Amber Boyers)

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Bromine (Amber Boyers)

  1. 1. By Amber Boyers
  2. 2.  What does the name mean?  The name has Greek origin. It comes from the word “Bromos”, which means stench. Which relates to the foul odor of the element.
  3. 3.  Where was it discovered? By who?  A student named Carl Lowig produced a strange liquid. He showed his chemistry professor, Leopold Gmelin, and they tried to recreate the element. Before they could, a man named Antoine J. Balard published a paper in 1826 describing the new element which he named Bromine.
  4. 4.  Bromine is a reddish- brown liquid. It is the only nonmetallic element that is liquid at room temperature. Melting Point: -7.2 C Boiling Point: 58.78 C Density at 293 K: 3.119 g/mL
  5. 5.  When in the form of  Abundances of the bromide, it can be found element in different in salt springs and salt environments deposits.  % in Universe 7×10-7% It can be found in the  % in Sun N/A earth’s crust.  % in Meteorites 0.00012%  % in Earths Crust 0.0003%  % in Oceans 0.0067%  % in Humans 0.00029%
  6. 6.  Can be used as an alternative to chlorine in swimming pools. Bromine compounds can be used as pesticides. Bromine used to be in unleaded fuel, but now are being tested in batteries for electric cars.
  7. 7.  Bromine compounds are important ingredients in several medications. They’ve even been used to help treat pneumonia. Compounds of bromine are used in photo development in photography.
  8. 8.  The atomic mass is 79.904 amu. It is a halogen. Electron Configuration: [Ar] 3d^10 4s^2 4p^5 Some veterinarians measure bromine levels as a treatment for dogs with epilepsy.
  9. 9.  http://www.periodic-table.org.uk/element- bromine.htm http://www.chemicalelements.com/elements/br.html http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele035.html http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/bromine/basics/pdf/fact sheet.pdf http://www.bromine-info.org/en/Bromine- Applications/ http://www.freeresource.com/bromine-br-fun-facts- and-information-about-the-element

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