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How Barium is Used in Everyday Life

Posted by Noah Technologies on Jan 20, 2020 8:15:00 AM


We often think of lead as the toughest metal, but did you know barium is just a little bit tougher?


An underdog on the periodic table, barium is not the most well-known element, yet every day we enjoy the benefits that barium provides us. Barium is an alkaline earth metal, primarily sourced from the minerals barite and witherite. Fresh cut barium has a silvery-white sheen but when left in contact with oxygen it quickly begins to oxidize. 

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Topics: Chemicals Industry, Barium, Chemicals in Everyday Life

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