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sodium


sodium Details

sodium Symbol: Na

sodium Atomic Number: 11

sodium Atomic Weight: 22.9898

What is sodium?

Soft silvery reactive element belonging to group 1 of the periodic table (alkali metals). It is highly reactive, oxidizing in air and reacting violently with water, forcing it to be kept under oil. It was first isolated by Humphrey Davy in 1807.

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