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Lead (Plumbum)

Properties:

  • soft, grayish-blue metal

  • atomic number = 82

  • atomic weight = 207.19

  • used as reagent, astringent, insecticide, anti-tapeworm poison, and as paint pigment

  • tetra-ethyl lead, an anti-knock agent once used in gasoline




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