What type of atom is nickel?

1 Answer
Dec 28, 2016

A metal


Here is a reference for Nickel the chemical symbol is #"_28^59Ni# which means that its atomic number is 28 and its atomic mass is 59. The reference describes Nickel as a silvery-white lustrous metal with a slight yellow tinge. Because Nickel is a metal, it donates electrons in a chemical bond; +2 is the most common.