Atomic symbol: Al
Atomic number: 13
Atomic mass: 26.98
Appearance: Soft, silvery gray metal at 25°C
Series: Post-transition metals
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p¹
Ductile and non-magnetic.
Used as an important material in the transport, aerospace, and building industries.
Aluminum = US and Canadian spelling Aluminium = UK and rest of the world spelling
Fun Fact! Aluminum is worth recylcing! Aluminum compounds are potentially fully recyclable and this requires only 5% of the energy that extracting it from ore requires.