Where are metais located?
Elements on the left side of the periodic table are metals.
All of the transitions elements with d valance electrons in the middle of the periodic table are metals.
All of the rare earth and transuranium elements with f valance electrons on the bottom of the period are metals.
Group III A elements are metal starting with # 13 aluminum
lead a Group IV element is a metal
The lower on the periodic table ( the higher the atomic number) the more metallic nature of the atom.