atomic number 12 definition

  • noun:
    • a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns off with brilliant white flame; happens normally just in combination (such as magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
    • a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure kind it burns off with brilliant white flame; happens obviously only in combination (such as magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)

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