[<<Previous Entry] [^^Up^^] [Next Entry>>] [Menu] [About The Guide]
Atomic symbol - Mn
Atomic weight - 54.93805
Atomic number - 25
Electron configuration - 2-8-13-1
Oxidation states - +2, +3, +4, +6, +7
State of matter - solid
Heavy metal-brittle
Discovered in 1774 by Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Boils at 2097 .C, melts at 1244 .C

Notes:
Manganese is quite abundant. It is a grey-white, hard, brittle metal which is
essential to the process of steel making. Nearly all aluminum and magnesium
alloys contain manganese for improved corrosion resistance.

This page created by ng2html v1.05, the Norton guide to HTML conversion utility. Written by Dave Pearson