Zinc is a metallic chemical element; it has the symbol Zn and has an atomic number of 30. The atomic weight of zinc is 65.38.
Things you might not know about Zinc:
- The new U.S. Golden Dollar's golden color is made of manganese brass alloy which is 12% zinc, and has no gold at all.
- Since 1982, the U.S. penny (one cent) is not solid copper, but is really zinc plated with copper.
- Brass, which is an alloy of copper and zinc.
- Galvanization, which is the coating of iron or steel to protect the metals against corrosion, is the most familiar form of using zinc in this way.
See GC2XAY2 - Hydrogen, for an explanation about this series of caches.
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