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Lithium is unusual because it is the metal with the lowest density (or it is simply the lightest metal). In addition, it is an alkali metal.
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What is lithium?

It is a metal- the lightest of all metals, and extremely reactive. The discovery of lithium is attributed to Johan A. Arfvedson, who identified it in 1817 while analysing th

Where can you get lithium?

High purity lithium metal can be purchased from metal trading and chemical companies, including Strategic Metal Investments Ltd (www.strategic-metal.com). Standard purities

What is the lithium?

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What can lithium do?

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