Its symbol:

The symbol for zinc on the periodic table is Zn.

Its atomic number:

Zinc’s atomic number is 30.

Its atomic weight:

The atomic weight of Zinc is 65.409.

What color it is?

Zinc’s color is silver-gray.

What is its atomic configuration?

Zinc has 30 protons and 35 neutrons in the nucleus and two electrons on the first orbital. On the second orbital there is 8 electrons. On the third orbital there is 18 electrons. And on the last orbital there is 2 electrons.

When it was discovered?

Zinc was discovered in 1746 in Germany. 

Who discovered it?

Andreas Sigismud Marggraf discovered Zinc.  Work by Luigi Galvani and Alessandro Volta uncovered the electrochemical properties of zinc by 1800.

How did it get its name?

Zinc got it’s name by the German word Zinke.

Is it is a stable element or not?

Zinc is a stable element.

What state of matter is it commonly found in?

Zinc is commonly found in a solid.

What the element is used for?

Zinc is sometimes used as vitamins. Zinc can also be dangerous because it can give children stunted growth and acute diarrhea. It is also used for boosting the immune system, treating the common cold and recurrent ear infections, and preventing lower respiratory infections.  Some people use zinc for an eye disease called macular degeneration, for night blindness, and for cataracts. It is also used for asthma;diabetes; high blood pressure; acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); and skin conditions such psoriasis, eczema, and acne. 

Where in the world it is found?

Zinc is found in China. In China there is 3,500,000 tonnes of Zinc. 

 

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