What type of matter is Mg?

1 Answer
Oct 18, 2016

Answer:

Magnesium is an alkaline earth metal.

Explanation:

As a light weight metal, magnesium would have found more use industrially, but for its reactivity:

#Mg(s) +1/2O_2(g) rarrMgO(s)#

Some magnesium alloys, including #"Electron 21"#, composed mostly of magnesium, are new aerospace alloys.