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Strontium


Atomic Number: 38

Protons: 38

Electrons: 38

Neutrons: 50

Average Atomic Mass: 87.62

Isotopes: Sr-80, Sr-81, Sr-82, Sr-83, Sr-84, Sr-85, Sr-86, Sr-87, Sr-88, Sr-89, Sr-90, Sr-91, Sr-92

Discovery: by Adair Crawford at 1790 in Scotland.

Name: Strontium is named after the village Strontiam in Scotland.

Uses: Strontium is used in red fireworks and flares. Strontium-90 is produced as a result of radioactive fallout. Strontium is also used in optical instruments

Interesting Facts: Strontium is used in red fireworks.

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