Calcium is a metallic element that has the atomic number 20. Some of its most important chemical properties are that it has 10 isotopes, an atomic mass of 50.08 grams per mole and a melting point of 840 degrees Celsius. ... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Five physical properties of calcium are: a melting point of 1548 degrees Fahrenheit, boiling point of 1757 degrees Fahrenheit, color of silver or gray, solid standard state and molar volume of 26.2 centimeters cubed. Cal... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Tungsten in its pure elemental form has neither cleavage nor fracture, since both are physical properties characteristic of minerals, which are compounds of more than one element. The element tungsten is extracted from t... More » Science Earth Science Geology
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The atomic number indicates the number of protons present in the nucleus of an atom, which is used to uniquely identify the atom, as well as its chemical properties. The atomic number is denoted by the universal symbol "... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules