Magnesium

Element 12: Magnesium, alkaline earth metal



Magnesium is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- hydrogen storage (Magnesium-Boron-Hydride)


Properties

Atomic mass 24,305 u
Density 1,738 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point 923 K
 Boiling point 1363 K
Specific thermal capacity 1023 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 160 W/(m · K)