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How many neutrons does zinc have?

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Zinc has a total of 35 neutrons. The element also has a total of 30 electrons and 30 protons to allow the element to be electronically neutral at room temperature.

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The element zinc also has an atomic symbol of Zn, an atomic number of 30 and an atomic mass of 65 atomic mass units. The element is classified as a transition metal on the periodic table, which means that it can conduct electricity, is malleable, can conduct heat, and is ductile. All transition metals have these properties and are found in the groups three through 12 on the periodic table.

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