Lithium

3
Li
6.941(2)

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Lithium is used in the making of batteries

Properties

Symbol Name Atomic Number Atomic Weight Group Number
Li lithium 3 6.941(2) 1

Description

Standard State: solid at 298 K
Color: silvery white/gray 

Lithium is a solid only about half as dense as water. A fresh bit of lithium is silvery at first, tarnishes after a short period of time, then fades to a gray surface.