Thursday, May 14, 2009

Element of the Day - Thursday, May 14th

Who am I? I am a fairly strong, silvery-white, light-weight metal. I am the third most commonly used structural (building) metal, following steel and aluminium. I am the ninth most abundant element in the universe by mass and I am the third most abundant element dissolved in seawater. I am a highly flammable metal that burns with a brilliant white light. I am used in the manufacture of fireworks and flares.E-mail me with your answer at Include the element's chemical symbol.Image taken from:

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