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Magnesium is a silver-white metal. Joseph Black discovered Magnesium in 1755.

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Originated from the name of the Greek region, Magnesia. This is where compounds of this element naturally occur.

Magnesium is relatively common. In addition, it represents about 2% of the Earth’s crust. Similarly, it can be found in the Earth’s mantle.

It can be found naturally occurring in minerals such as dolomite, magnesite, carnallite, serpentine & sea water (as magnesium chloride).

  • A highly reactive metal
  • Essential for photosynthesis
  • Lightest of all structural metals
  • 3rd most common structural metal
  • Burns bright and used in fireworks + flares
  • Aids in the creation of stable, strong, lightweight alloys

Globally, 1.1 million tonnes per year! (Magnesium Compounds Statistics and Information, 2020)

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