That’s what platinum looks like under an ion microscope. Each of those bright spots is an atom. Now, how’s this for a science fiction premise:
This element is on the critical mineral list, and not simply because it soothes an upset tummy. But bismuth is also a lot of fun.
It’s tempting to call beryllium the “Clark Kent” of the periodic table’s group 2 elements: Beryllium is usually found in bertrandite or beryl crystals and
Most residents of the United States think of foil, beverage cans, and recycling when we hear the word “aluminum” (or “aluminium”); then lots of other
Here’s a guest video from 2018. I found this amazing BBC trailer while looking up something I found while researching arsenic. That’s just breathtaking! But
When looking at barite crystals like these, it’s hard to believe that this mineral is critical to the US economy and national security because it