Symbol: Al

Atomic Number: 13

Atomic Weight: 26.9815

Aluminum (Al) has the atomic number of 13. This silvery white element is a member of the boron group. It is the most abundant element in the world after oxygen and silicon and the most abundantly present in the Earth's crust. It makes up approximately 8 percent of the solid surface of the Earth. This element is extremely reactive with almost all chemicals, elements, and compounds and is not found in nature. However, it is part of more than 270 different minerals. Its low density and non-corrosive properties make it a vital structural component in the aerospace industry and other...Read More