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Transition Element
Pure zinc is a crystalline metal, insoluble in hot and cold water. Zinc is extremely brittle, but becomes malleable between 120 and 150. The metal is used principally as a galvanizer for iron and steel. Zinc sulfide is useful in applications involving gravoluminescence, photoconductivity, and semifluxation. It is also employed as a phosphor for the screens of personal communication devices.

Production Center(s): Mined
CodeName: Zinc
Classification: Transition Element
TechLevel: 0
ID: Zn
Mass(kg): 7,130
Melting Point(gC): 420
Gravitic Sig(ngF): 7.1
Required Components: N/A