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Bolton Central school, Bolton Landing, New York, U.S.A.

Zinc, 30, Bolton Central School, New York USAZinc: Our element was zinc and we chose to design a Bunsen burner and flame made out of sea glass that was similar in color to the flame test for zinc. The flame test lab is one of our favourite labs that we have done so far.

Mrs. Williams' 2010-2011 Secondary Science Chemistry Class, Bolton Central School, Bolton Landing, New York, U.S.A.

Atomic properties*

Name:

Symbol:

Atomic number:

Atomic mass:

Melting point:

Boiling point:

Density:

Electronegativity:

Number of isotopes:

State:

Colour:

Classification:

Zinc

Zn

30

65.409 amu

419.53°C

907°C

7.134 g/cm3

1.65

6

Solid

Bluish-pale-grey±

Metallic±

 

* Haynes, W. M. (2011). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 91st edition: http://www.hbcponline.com/ Retrieved April 7, 2011

± Winter, M. (2010). Home of the Periodic Table. Retrieved April 8, 2011, from Web Elements: http://www.webelements.com/