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Cadmium

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Cadmium
Atomic symbol Cd
Atomic number 48
Atomic mass 112.41
Classification Transition
Melting point 321.2°C594.35 K
610.16 °F
1,069.83 °R
Boiling point 767°C1,040.15 K
1,412.6 °F
1,872.27 °R
Density 8.69 g/cm³

Cadmium is a metal used in rechargeable batteries and for coating other metals like copper for jewelry. It is typically electroplated. It has a similar appearance to chrome or silver when polished. Cadmium is very poisonous when ingested or inhaled.

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