Element

What is an element in chemistry?

Element or chemical element in the periodic table, a pure substance that cannot be decomposed into smaller substances or materials by any normal chemical processes, present on the earth as well as in the total universe. In this category, we discuss the fundamentals properties, facts extraction, and uses of different chemical elements.

Phosphorus chemical element symbol, properties, allotropes, compounds, uses and position on the periodic table

Phosphorus

What is phosphorus? Phosphorus is a nonmetallic chemical element of the nitrogen family or Group 15 of the periodic table with the symbol P and atomic number...
Sodium element chemical symbol and the periodic table properties

Sodium

What is sodium? Sodium is a soft, low melting, silvery white alkali metal or chemical element of Group 1 or IA of the periodic table with...
Magnesium element chemical element and periodic table properties

Magnesium

Magnesium element Magnesium is a chemical element, alkaline earth metal of Group 2 (IIA) of the periodic table with symbol Mg and atomic number 12....
Beryllium element symbol, periodic table properties

Beryllium

Beryllium metal Beryllium is a chemical element or alkaline-earth metals of Group 2 (IIA) of the periodic table with the symbol Be and atomic number...
Zinc chemical element symbol Zn, transition metal of Group 12 (IIB) with periodic table properties, facts, uses in coating

Zinc

What is zinc metal? Zinc is a chemical element or silvery lustrous metal of Group 12 or IIB of the periodic table with atomic number...
Nickel chemical element symbol Ni, transition metal of Group 9 (VIIIB) in periodic table with properties, uses, and facts

Nickel

Nickel metal Nickel is a chemical element, silvery, malleable, ductile, ferromagnetic transition metal of group 10 of the periodic table with atomic number 28 and symbol. The...
Cobalt chemical element symbol Co, transition metal of the periodic table with properties, facts, uses in making alloys

Cobalt

Cobalt Metal Cobalt is a chemical element, lustrous silvery-gray ferromagnetic transition metal of Group 9 (VIIIB) of the periodic table with atomic number 27 and...
Manganese (Mn), chemical element of Group 7 (VIIB) of the periodic table properties and uses of metal in steel production

Manganese

What is manganese? Manganese is a chemical element, a greyish-white hard, brittle paramagnetic transition metal of Group 7 (VIIB) of the periodic table with the...
Steel, alloy of iron that contains carbon and transition metal to improve strength used in different types of construction

Steel

What is steel? Steel is essentially a refined alloy of iron that contains a lower percentage of carbon to improve the mechanical strength of the...
Chromium (Cr) in the periodic table chemical element, uses, properties, and discovery of metal from its mineral

Chromium

Chromium element Chromium is a chemical element, the hard, malleable, greyish white shiny transition metal of Group 6 (VIB) of the periodic table with atomic...