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Malleable elements include 38 transition metals of the periodic table that can be hammered into various shapes or thin sheets. These metals often have a shiny luster and conduct both heat and electricity very well. Commo... More »

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The alkali metals, transition metals and metals in group 13, 14, and 15 on the periodic table all are malleable and good conductors of electricity Each of these groups has different characteristics, but all are able to c... More »

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The most malleable metal that exists in its pure state is gold. Gold, also the most ductile metal, is capable of being flattened so that it can measure only 0.000127 millimeters in thickness. More »

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The elements in groups 3 through 12 are the transition metals. The transition elements are subdivided into two types: actinides and lanthanides. While actinides are elements with the atomic numbers that run from 89 to 10... More »

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The alkaline earth metals are a group of elements on the periodic table that contain two electrons in their outermost energy levels and exhibit similar characteristics such as high reactivity. This group of elements cons... More »

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Iron is abbreviated as Fe on the periodic table of elements and is considered to be a ferrous metal in group 8. Ferrous metals are commonly known for being magnetic, and they rust in the presence of oxygen. More »

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Lithium is in the "alkali metals" group in the periodic table of the elements. Elements in the alkali metals group, also known as Group 1A, each have one electron in its outer shell and other distinct, shared properties. More »

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