Is astatine a metal?


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2009-11-16 23:11:34
2009-11-16 23:11:34

No it is a halogen.


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Astatine is a solid nonmetal.

My science teacher says that Astatine is a nonmetal.

Astatine is a nonmetal and halogen.

Astatine is a radioactive halide (non-metal), not enough of it exists to determine its physical characteristics.

it's a non-metal, is what wikepedia says

No, the guy before me was wrong, Astatine is a Metalloid and it is used in the Radiotherapy of cancer.

Astatine is a heavy halogen; no similarities with strontium (alkaline earth metal).

No. Astatine is a halogen. The alkaline earth metals are in the column second from the left of the periodic table.

Yes. A solid nonmetal of the halogen family.

According to Lange, Semi-metals are: boron, silicon, germanium, arsenic, antimony, tellurium, polonium and astatine. Although, polonium and astatine, according to some authors, are not semi-metals. Gallium is a metal (4. period, 13th (IIIa) group).

Astatine is not a good conductor of electricity. This is because it is a non-metal. All non-metals do not conduct electricity, and all metals do. The one exception is carbon, which is a non-metal, but conducts electricity well.

In 1940, astatine was produced in a lab at the University of California by the three scientists named Carson, Mackenzie, and Segre. This element is classified as a semi-metal and has the atomic number of 85.

Astatine, with the symbol At and the atomic number 85, is usually classified at a metalloid, but this is in dispute. It is sometimes classified as a halogen, and possibly a metal. It is still being studied.

It is usually considered a metalloid, but also sometimes considered a halogen or just a plain ol' metal.

No, sodium is an alkali metal. The halogens are fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine.

The chemical formula for astatine is "At"

These types of elements are called metalloids. There are a few: Boron, Silicon, Arsenic, Germanium, Antimony, Tellurium, and Astatine. Hope that's what you were looking for!

Astatine has 125 neutrons

Astatine is a chemical element, not a compound.

Astatine is an element, an atom.

Astatine is an element with the symbol At.

You use astatine to heal hyperthyroidism.

The color of the element astatine is unknown.

The chemical symbol of astatine is At

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