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Mg   -   Magnesium (12/24.305)

Material List
  • Naturally occurring isotopes: 24 26 25
  • Density: 1.738 (293.15K) g/cm3
  • Melting point: 648.8 ± 0.5 oC
  • Boiling point: 1090 oC
  • Latent heat of fusion: 368.6 J/g
  • Specific heat: 102 J/g/K (at room temp.)
  • Coefficient of lineal thermal expansion: 2.71E-05 cm/cm/K (at room temp.)
  • Thermal conductivity: 1.56E+00 W/cm/K (at room temp.)
  • Electrical resistivity: 4.45E-06 hm-cm (at room temp.)
  • lonization potential (1st): 7.646 eV
  • Electronic work function Φ: 3.66
  • Oxidation potentials: Mg → Mg2+ + 2e = 2.363 V
  • Chemical valence: 2
  • Electrochemical equivalents: 0.45341 g/amp-hr
  • lonic radius: 0.72 (Mg2+) angstrom
  • Valence electron potential: 40 -eV
  • Principal quantum number: 3
  • Principal electron shells: K L M
  • Electronic configuration: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2
  • Valence electrons: 3s2
  • Crystal form: HCP
  • Half life:
  • Cross section σ: 64 ± 2 m barns
  • Vapor pressure: 3.61E+02 Pa (at melting point)