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Atomic symbol - Po
Atomic weight - (208.9824)
Atomic number - 84
Electron configuration - 2-8-18-32-18-6
Oxidation states - +2, +4
State of matter - solid
Heavy metal-low melting
Discovered in 1898 by Pierre and Marie Curie
Boils at 962 .C, melts at 254 .C

Notes:
Polonium is a radioactive element that is colored silver-gray or black. It is
used in eliminating static electricity in paper rolling, sheet plastics, and
synthetic fibers. It is also used on brushes for removing dust on photographic
film.

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