Bruno Sterza
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Bismuth

However, recently it was discovered that the element is slightly radioactive. But do not worry, bismuth can not kill. In fact, bismuth alloys have long been replaced by lead (in subjects such as valves for potable water systems)

Bismuth

Name of bismuth is considered Latinized version starogermanskogo word "vissmut", and only in 1546 by the German scientist George Agricola (father of mineralogy) stated that the bismuth - a separate metal

Bismuth

the other hand, Bi has the lowest thermal conductivity than any other metal

Bismuth

It is also more diamagnetic than any other metal on the planet. Diamagnetism is present in all materials - a property that creates a magnetic field

Bismuth

You are free to grow crystals of bismuth. To do this, you need a metal bismuth with a high level of purity, a small propane torch, suitable container, in which you will dissolve the metal and a lot of common sense

Bismuth

A bismuth crystal illustrating the many iridescent refraction hues of its oxide surface.