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          Boron 

 

Bohr Model of Boron

Boron has 5 protons, 5 electrons, and 6 neutrons.

 

Its atomic mass equals 10.81

  1. Boron is a part of the Group 13 (3A) elements, also known as the Boron Family.
  2. Boron is located in the 2nd Period of the Periodic Table.
  3. Boron is nonmetallic

General Information

  • According to Greenfacts.org, Boron naturally combines with oxygen and other elements.
  • Boron is found in oceans, sedimentary rocks, coal, and shale.
  • Boron can also be found in soil.

Natural Occurences

  1. Boron has a boiling point of 3771 degrees Farenheit.
  2. At 20 degrees Celsius, Boron is a solid
  3. Pure Boron is a dark powder

Physical Properties

  • Boron has a density of 2.3g*cm-3 at 20 degrees Celsius
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  • It has 2 Isotopes

Chemical Properties

  1. Rocket Fuel igniter
  2. Boric Acid
  3. Bleach
  4. Food peservative
  5. These are just a few of the things that Boron is used for

Uses of Boron

Element Square of Boron

 

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Health/Enviornmental Effects

When consumed in any type of way, Boron is mostly taken up by the bones of humans and animals, mammals 

 

Most organisims in the enviornment is tolerant to boron.

 

Many plants need Boron for nutrition 

http://www.greenfacts.org/en/boron/boron-1.htm

 

http://www.lenntech.com/periodic/elements/b.htm

 

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