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Alkaline Earth Metals. Group. The Alkaline metals are located in Group 2. Characteristics. Alkaline metals have 2 Valence Electrons Do not occur naturally in their elemental state Are less reactive then Alkali Metals Form ionic compounds primarily

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Alkaline earth metals

Alkaline Earth Metals


Group

Group

  • The Alkaline metals are located in Group 2


Characteristics

Characteristics

  • Alkaline metals have 2 Valence Electrons

  • Do not occur naturally in their elemental state

  • Are less reactive then Alkali Metals

  • Form ionic compounds primarily

  • React with water to form bases and hydrogen gas

  • Are good conductors of heat and electricity

  • Have silvery luster


Elements

Elements

  • Beryllium

  • Magnesium

  • Calcium

  • Strontium

  • Barium

  • Radium


Alkaline earth metals

Uses

  • Beryllium: Sheets of beryllium foil are used with X-ray detection diagnostics.

  • Calcium is essential for human nutrition.


Alkaline earth metals

Uses

  • Magnesium & Strontium: The bright colors that both of these elements give off when they are burned make them great for fireworks.


Alkaline earth metals

Uses

  • Barium: Used for Glass making

  • Radium: Used for neon lighting


Works cited

Works Cited

  • http://schools.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/images/xrays/xray_hand.jpg

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Magnesium_Sparks.jpg

  • http://www.colourlovers.com/uploads/2008/02/red.jpg

  • http://www.bombayharbor.com/productImage/0892199001187394215/Glass_Bottle.gif

  • http://cubeme.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/color-stack-neon-lamp-roger-borg.jpg


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