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Basic Information

Name: Aluminum
Symbol: Al
Atomic Number: 13
Atomic Mass: 26.981539 amu
Melting Point: 660.37 °C (933.52 K, 1220.666 °F)
Boiling Point: 2467.0 °C (2740.15 K, 4472.6 °F)
Number of Protons/Electrons: 13
Number of Neutrons: 14
Classification: Other Metals
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 2.702 g/cm3
Color: Silver
British Spelling: Aluminium
IUPAC Spelling: Aluminium

Atomic Structure

[Bohr Model of Aluminum]  
Number of Energy Levels: 3

    First Energy Level: 2
    Second Energy Level: 8
    Third Energy Level: 3


Isotope Half Life
Al-26730000.0 years
Al-282.3 minutes


Date of Discovery: 1825
Discoverer: Hans Christian Oersted
Name Origin: From the Latin word alumen
Uses: airplanes, soda cans
Obtained From: bauxite

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