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Aluminum


Atomic Number: 13

Protons: 13

Electrons: 14

Neutron: 13

Average Atomic Mass: 26.982 amu

Isotopes: Al-24, Al-25, Al-26, Al-27, Al-28, and Al-29

Discovery: Hans Christian Oersted discovered Aluminum in 1825

Name: Aluminum got its name by Humphry Davy who named it Alumen but here in America we call it Aluminum.

Uses:
Well today in the world mostly everyone uses Aluminum to wrap things to go like burritos and like for cooking potatoes in the oven. Its also used to make light-weight cars, airplanes, and boats.

Interesting Facts: Well some cool stuff about aluminum is that it will mostly not burn in the oven or fire so you can use it for cooking. When Aluminum rusts it forms a clear outer coating that is super strong.

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