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Zinc


Atomic Number: 30

Protons: 30

Electrons:30

Neutrons:35

Average Atomic Mass: 65.409

Isotopes: Zinc-64, Zinc- 66, Zinc-67, Zinc-68, Zinc-70

Discovery: The Element Zinc was discovered by Andreas Marggraf in the 1500's in Germany.

Name: Zinc comes from the German word "zink"

Uses: Large quantities of zinc are used to produce die castings, which are used extensively by the automotive, electrical, and hardware industries.


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Zinc's isotopes
How Zinc is used.