Biello Element Profile

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Biello Element Profile

  1. 1. Blase Biello Lithium Li 3 Print by: Marissa Swinghammer
  2. 2. THANKS!
  3. 3. Element Name Lithium
  4. 4. Element Symbol Li
  5. 5. Atomic Number 3
  6. 6. Protons: 3 Electrons: 3 Neutrons: 3.941
  7. 7. Atomic Mass 6.941
  8. 8. Electron Configuration 1s2 2s1
  9. 9. Valence Electrons: 3
  10. 10. Energy Levels: 2
  11. 11. Properties/Characteristics 1. Lithium is the least electropositive of the alkali group. 2. Lithium has about half the density of water, and floats in hydrocarbons. 3. Lithium metal is flammable and potentially explosive when exposed to air and especially water.
  12. 12. Used for? -Lithium is used in batteries. -Lithium carbonate is used as a mood stabilizer in the medical field. -Lithium stearate is a common all-purpose high-temperature lubricant.
  13. 13. Who, What, When, Where, How?! Who discovered it? -José Bonifácio de Andrade e Silva When did he discover it? -1800 Where did he discover it? -In a Swedish iron mine on the island of Utö. How? -He was mining. What was it called? -Petalite (lithium aluminum silicate)
  14. 14. 1. Where is it found? 2. How is it gathered? 3. How is it purified? 1. It is found in igneous rock and mineral springs, brine ❖ pools and deposits. 2. It is gathered by being separated from other elements in ❖ igneous rock and extracted from the mineral springs, brine pools and brine deposits. 3. It is purified by being separated from the other elements. ❖
  15. 15. APA Citations Dayah, Michael (1997). Dynamic Periodic Table. Retrieved April 28, 2009, from ❖ Dynamic Periodic Table Web site: http://www.dayah.com/periodic Swinghammer, Melissa (2008). Periodic Table Printmaking Project. Retrieved April 30, ❖ 2009, from Periodic Table Printmaking Project Web site: http://www.azuregrackle.com/ periodictable/table/ Barbalace, Kenneth (1999). Periodic Table of Elements: Lithium. Retrieved April 30, ❖ 2009, from Periodic Table of Elements: Lithium Web site: http:// environmentalchemistry.com/yogi/periodic/Li.html ❖

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