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Solid Zinc Polished Density Cube 10mm - 7.25g

Elemental metallic 1 cm elemental cubes

These highly polished cubes are great educational tools


Each cube is highly polished by hand and laser engraved with its periodic info.

  • Size: 10x10x10mm
  • Weight: 7.14g
  • Sample Purity: 99.995%
  • Surface: Mirror Finish

Each Zinc cube is solid and of high purity of 99.995%, highly polished by hand for many hours to reach a mirror finish, and laser engraved with its periodic info. This is an heirloom piece that will last forever.

Zinc is a chemical element with the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Here are some interesting facts:

  • It was discovered by Indian metallurgists (before 1000 BCE).
  • It is bluish-white, lustrous, diamagnetic metal. It is slightly brittle at room temperature.
  • It is essential in the biological process of all living organisms. Up to 4 grams are distributed throughout the human body.
  • It is the second most abundant trace metal in humans after iron.
  • It has a low melting point (419.53 °C) and boiling point (907 °C).
  • It is most commonly used as an anti-corrosion agent and galvanization (coating of iron or steel).
  • The U.S. penny is 98% zinc, with a copper coating.

Polar Metals seeks to spice up your life with interesting and unusual metals in unexpected ways. The elements on the periodic table are everywhere, in fact, they make up everything! So far, we have brought 29 Elements to you: Silver, Silicon, Germanium, Nickel, Chromium, Zinc, Niobium, Tantalum, Hafnium, Rhenium, Thulium, Lutetium, Scandium, Ruthenium, Platinum, Palladium, Gold, Iridium, Osmium, Titanium, Cobalt, Magnesium, Zirconium, Molybdenum, Copper, Aluminum, Carbon, Iron and Tungsten.

*Note: Please wear gloves when handling.

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