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ID 15
Symbol Mn
Name Manganese
Density (g/cm<sup>3</sup>) 7.47
Atomic Number 25
Molecular Weight 55
Melting Point (K) 1519
Boiling Point (K) 2334
Specific Heat Capacity (J/kg K) 479
Electro Negativity 1.55
Curie temperature (K)
Bohr Magneton (J/T)
Magnetization Saturation (MA m<sup>-1</sup>)
Crystal Structure Body-centered cubic (bcc)
Appearance Silvery metallic
Element category Transition metal
Magnetic ordering Paramagnetic
Discovery Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1774)
General Information Manganese is used in ceramics, glass, dyes, dry cell batteries, and special high carbon steels. It is also added to fertilizers and animal food.
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