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Chlorine
Cl
Nonmetal
greenish-yellow poisonous gas

soluble in water

combines with every other element except noble gases

does not burn but helps other substances burn

uses...

Bleach and water purifier

means "greenish-yellow"
Argon
Ar
Nonmetal

Colorless, odorless, tasteless gas

Argon is very inactive

In extreme occasions, forms weak compound-like structures

colorless, tasteless, odorless gas

Uses...

Lasers and incandescent lightbulbs

means "the lazy one"
Potassium
K
Metal

Soft, silvery-white metal

reacts very violently with water

soft enough to be cut with a knife

reacts with all acids and nonmetals(not Noble gases)

Uses...

Heat exchange medium and bicarbonate used in soft drinks

from word "potash"
Calcium
Ca
Metal

Fairly soft, silvery-white metal

Fairly soft metal

Reacts with oxygen and the halogens

Reacts with most acids, cold water, most nonmetals

Uses...

Getter and used to make alloys

Means "lime"
Ioodine
I
Nonmetal

Heavy, grayish-black, metallic-looking material

it slightly dissolves in water and fully dissolves in other liquids.

reactive

sublimes when heated

Uses...

antiseptics and drugs and compounds used to make photographic film

means "violet"
Bromine
Br
Nonmetal

deep reddish-brown liquid

dissolves well in organic liquids but slightly in water

very reactive

easily evaporates giving off strong fumes

Uses...

Pesticides and used to make flame retardant things

means "stench"
Zinc
Zn
Metal

Bluish-white metal with shiny surface

not malleable @ room temp

not ductile @ room temp

dissolves in acids and alkalis

Uses...

Galvanization and alloys

comes from german word zink
Arsenic
As
Metalloid

shiny, gray, metallic-looking and yellow crystalline solid

burns with blue flame

sublimes when heated

not soluble

Uses....

transistors and used in lead storage batteries

Means "potent"