Atomic Number: 12

Protons: 12

Electrons: 12


Average Atomic Mass: 24.305 amu

Isotopes: 22Mg, 23Mg, 24Mg, 25Mg, 26Mg, 27Mg, 28Mg, 29Mg

Discovery: Magnesium was discovered by Sir Humphrey Davy at 1755 in England.

Name: It gets its name from the Greek word "Magnesia."

Uses: Used in flares and pyrotechnics, including incendiary bombs. It was used in flash photography and many other things.

Interesting Facts: Some interesting facts are that it could be used to make fire or pencil sharpener s.