Bromine (Br, Bromum)

Bromine (Br, Bromum)

Bromine was discovered by French chemist Antoine Balaram in 1825.Dark brown smelly liquid was isolated from exposure to the chlorine solution obtained after washing the seaweed ash.Initially, it was proposed the name "murid", which translated fr...

Vanadium (V, Vanadium)

Vanadium (V, Vanadium)

It was opened in 1830 by the Swedish chemist N. Sefstrom.This element is capable of forming a compound with a beautiful color, and so his name is associated with the name of the Scandinavian goddess of beauty Vanadis.The human body is contained ...

Iron (Fe, Ferrum)

Iron (Fe, Ferrum)

Properties simple substance of iron is a ductile silvery-white metal that corrodes quickly in high humidity and high temperatures.It burns in pure oxygen and ignites spontaneously in finely divided form in air. The most common alloys of iro...

Iodine (I, Iodum)

Iodine (I, Iodum)

Iodine was discovered in France in 1811 by Bernard Courtois.Detection of a substance in the form of dark crystals of iodine was named (from the Greek. "Iodes" meaning "violet color"). as a chemical element it is a crystalline material is dark g...

Potassium (K, Kalium)

Potassium (K, Kalium)

In 1807, English chemist Davy identified the new substance, which he called "potassy."This name is still commonly used in the Spanish, French, English, Polish and Portuguese.And in 1809 it was offered to name "potassium".By the way, translated f...

Calcium (Ca, Calcium)

Calcium (Ca, Calcium)

element name is translated from the Latin.«Calx» means "soft stone", "lime."He suggested the English chemist Humphry Davy, who in 1808 identified calcium electrolytic method.The simple substance is a mild alkaline earth metals silver. action o...

Oxygen (O, Oxygenium)

name comes from the Greek.«Oxy genes» - «acid forming."7 is an element of the periodic system, atomic number - 8. There is a 2 elemental form: oxygen O2 and O3 ozone.In the free state, this gas is colorless and odorless. The interaction with al...

Cobalt (Co, Cobaltum)

Cobalt (Co, Cobaltum)

oxides of cobalt even from ancient times used for coloring enamels and glass, and only in the 17th century was finally uncovered the secret of obtaining dyes from ores, called "Kobold" (with it. «Kobold» - an evil gnome house, which prevented th...

Magnesium (Mg, Magnesium)

Magnesium (Mg, Magnesium)

Magnesium is an important trace element for all human organs, so it is called "metal life."It was opened by Devi in ​​1808, and 20 years later, the French chemist Bussy was able to get the magnesium chloride. role of this trace element is very ...

Manganese (Mn, Manganum)

Manganese (Mn, Manganum)

manganese minerals have been known since the days of the Roman naturalist Pliny, who referred to the black stone for the bleaching of the glass mass.In 1774, Swedish scientist Yu Gang received manganese by heating a mixture of pyrolusite with co...

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